CRUK Oxford Centre Development Fund
The Development Fund is the CRUK Oxford Centre’s annual Pump Prime Funding Scheme. Pump-priming funds of up to £15,000 are available to Oxford cancer researchers and clinicians to support innovative, proof-of-concept cancer research.
Human Immune Discovery Initiative
The Human Immune Discovery Initiative, from the University of Oxford Immunology Network, aims to improve accessibility to immunological assays and expertise for all researchers across the University. Awards up to £15,000 and £50,000 are available to researchers across disciplines for their immunology projects.
UKRI Funding Opportunities
UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) are one of the biggest funding contributors to Oxford cancer researchers. Browse the funding opportunities at the Medical Research Council (MRC), Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), Innovate UK and other major UKRI agencies here.
CRUK Funding Opportunities
Cancer Research UK (CRUK) fund a broad portfolio of investigator-led research, from individual projects and fellowships to large-scale team science programmes, multidisciplinary collaborations and international cosortia.
Medical Science Division Funding Directory
The Medical Science Division at the University of Oxford provides a wide range of career, DPhil and support funding, which might be of interest to Oxford cancer researchers. You can find a full list of MSD funding in their directory here.
Other Funding Opportunities
Research Professional is an online research funding database and news service. Search across thousands of UK and international opportunities via key words, using your Oxford SSO login details.
The University Challenge Seed Fund
The University Challenge Seed Fund scheme aims to assist Oxford researchers in transforming their research into business, to bring university research discoveries to a point where their commercial usefulness can be demonstrated and the first steps taken to ensure their utility. The primary focus is the exploitation of science and engineering research outcomes, with funding up to £250,000 available.
Departmental PER Seed Fund
The Departmental Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund is open to any University of Oxford individual who is representing a department or faculty. Projects funding between £1500 - £4000 is available to support activities and projects that build research staff and research student capacity in Public Engagement with Research.
The Oxford Seed Fund (OSF)
A student-led venture capital fund helping Oxford researchers make a difference through their ventures. The fund invests up to £50,000 in two top Oxford-affiliated startups, and provide them with the network and support they need to scale.