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Remit of the Scheme

The Medical Sciences Internal Fund Pump-Priming Scheme accepts applications for small awards (up to £12,000). The scheme aims to enable investigators in the Medical Sciences Division to obtain pilot data to support larger-scale applications to external funders in future.

Funding Categories

Funding is available in the categories listed below. All categories are run simultaneously through the single MSIF Pump-Priming call in IRAMS. Applicants should select the relevant category in the Case for Support document. 


Funding for the MSIF Pump-Priming Scheme comes from the Nuffield Benefaction and the Goodger and Schorstein Fund.

Funded Projects

Here is a list of the funded projects for the MSIF Pump-Priming Scheme.