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Are you eligible for a research grant?

  • The principal investigator must be from a UK university, hospital, clinical trials unit or a research institute affiliated to one of these organisations.
  • The principal investigator must be resident in the UK, and the project and employment must also take place in the UK.
  • The award cannot be used to fund principal or co-investigator salaries.
  • The award cannot be used to fund a PhD student.
  • This award can be used for projects with or without associated salary costs.
  • This award can be used for joint funding larger projects providing our standard conditions of grant are not breached.

More information on the Translational Research Awards

  • Applications will be judged on scientific merit and compliance with our published research strategy.
  • The maximum period of support is 36 months.
  • The maximum value of this grant is £200,000.
  • We require the project to start within three months of the proposed start date. Please be realistic with your start date (allow time for ethics, recruitment etc).
  • Payment will be quarterly, in arrears.
  • No variation (virement) between budget headings is allowed without Target Ovarian Cancer’s approval.
  • This award is not intended for major equipment and no equipment over £5,000 will be funded.
  • 10 per cent of the grant value will be withheld until both end of grant research and finance reports are received by Target Ovarian Cancer.
  • We require research updates, every six months, detailing progress against research milestones outlined in the original application.

Target Ovarian Cancer does not receive any government funding. This research is only made possible through donations and legacies. If you would like to contribute to these research projects and improve treatments for women with ovarian cancer, please support us.