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Orthopaedic Research UK: Research Fund

  Friday, 11 Jun 2021 | Funding Deadline

Orthopaedic Research UK want to drive breakthrough research to reduce the burden on individuals, on workplaces and the health system. It aims to support research capable of being translated into benefits for people. This is achieved by investing in academic and non-academic research within the following two areas: Diagnosis and Treatment.

Research should be aimed at enhancing the quality of life for those affected by debilitating bone, joint and muscle conditions. The goal is to identify challenging areas in diagnosis and treatment, understand the underlying mechanisms involved, and develop appropriate scientific, clinical or technological solutions to address them.

The following research grants are open for application:

  • The ORUK inspiration fund: Designed to support innovative and patient engaging projects, addressing patients’ unmet needs. Projects should aim to reduce MSK pain, improve function, decrease healthcare costs and improve quality of life
  • The Ronald Furlong fund for startups: Designed to support entrepreneurs accelerate innovative and commercially viable ideas to solve the unmet needs of society around bone, joint and muscle wellbeing.


Deadline for expressions of interest: 11 June 2021

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