Aim: To provide evidence to improve health outcomes, through:
Funding: Funding is not fixed (the average award is £2.5 million). Funding amount and duration depend on the scale and nature of the proposed research.
Process: Two-stage process. Applicants are given the opportunity to respond to peer reviewers' comments in stage 2 before the main selection panel makes its final funding recommendations. The whole process takes about 10 months.
Criteria: Applications will be judged on the following: looking for more creative, inovative projects that address future health challenges