The BESS Research Committee has up to £15,000 available to award annually in pump priming grants, to set up and commence research projects. The purpose of these grants is to encourage clinical research into shoulder and elbow disorders. Proposals for projects that are intended to be on the NIHR portfolio would qualify, as this pump priming grant would then allow the grant holder to access research network support to supplement this funding for completion of their project.
The pump priming grant application system is now open. The closing date for applications is 23:59, Friday, 22 April 2022. Successful applicants will be notified by 30 June 2021. Please note that dates are subject to change.
Eligibility criteria for applicant:
- Shoulder and Elbow consultants, orthopaedic trainees researcher supported by a shoulder and elbow consultant or an Allied Health Professional.
Eligibility criteria for funding:
- Funding will be available for clinical research into shoulder and elbow disorders.
Further information and guidance can be found below.
It is recommended that you read this before submitting your proposal.
The BESS privacy notice is located here. Please ensure you read this before submitting your proposal.
Please complete the below form to submit your application.