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The Medical and Life Sciences Translational Fund (MLSTF) support early stage translational research projects by providing consolidated internal proof of concept funding from MRC and Wellcome. 

These videos provide tips on how to strengthen your translational research application and submit a competitive proposal.

MLSTF Case for Support form: What are the Panel Looking For?

Writing the abstract

Defining objectives and outcomes


Setting realistic timelines

Example of a suitable Gantt chart

Example of the level of detail required for a simple Gantt chart.If you require an accessible version of this example Gantt chart, please contact

Market Competition


Intellectual Property


Industrial engagement