NCUK & UKINETS Pump-priming grant – application deadline approaching!

We are pleased to announce the 2023 round of the NCUK & UKINETS pump-priming grant in support of neuroendocrine cancer (NC) research.

The aim of this grant is to provide pump-priming funds to support research projects designed to improve outcomes for patients with neuroendocrine cancer.Application criteria for pump-priming grant

All projects must fulfil the following criteria and will be judged against this:

  • Proposals from researchers in all relevant fields of NC research in the UK & Ireland.
  • Research projects must improve outcomes for patients with neuroendocrine cancer.
  • Potential to lead to more substantive funding.
  • A robust outcome measurement.
  • Ambitious proposals that encourage collaboration between centres are encouraged.
  • The funds are to be used to cover research costs but not travel expenses, salaries or major equipment. This grant is not to be utilised as part of a bigger research programme.


One grant of up to £30,000 will be awarded.

Application Process

  • The application should be completed on the template below.
  • The deadline for receipt of applications is Sunday 25th February 2024
  • Please send completed form to [email protected]
  • Applications will be reviewed by the research committee of UKINETS and the NCUK team.
  • Successful applicants will be announced in April 2024.

Our ask of you

Successful applicants will be asked to:

  • Create an introductory video with a project overview including timelines and expected outcomes to be shared with the NCUK community.
  • Create a report at the end of the project.
  • Credit NCUK & UKINETS in all presentations of their work, including the use of the two logos.
  • Provide an account to which funds should be transferred within 2 weeks of receipt of award.

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]

You can download the application here…