Our wide range of research grants offers support to
scientists researching Parkinson's at
every stage of their careers.
We're the largest charity funder of Parkinson's research in the UK.
So far, we've invested more than £60million in groundbreaking
research. And we plan to reach £70million by 2014.
Types of grants
Our diverse range of research grants support researchers at
every stage in their careers.
Tackling major research challenges
Monday 13 May 2013
Turning exciting basic discoveries into a real benefits for
people with Parkinson's
Monday 7 October 2013
Exploring original research ideas that could lead to exciting
breakthroughs in the causes, treatment and cure of Parkinson's
Please note the grant round INN-13D (deadline
Monday 3 June) is funded by The Lewy Body Society and
is open to UK applicants only.
Monday 25 March 2013 (INN-13B)
Monday 20 May 2013 (INN-13C)
Monday 3 June 2013 (INN-13D) - Lewy Body Society
Our career development awards are aimed at supporting
outstanding scientists undertaking research into Parkinson's
Monday 2 December 2013
Attracting the best graduates
Monday 17 June 2013
Funding and support for researcher-led workshops
We only support research directly related to Parkinson's. Some support is available for
international research collaborations.
Researchfish: Evaluating the impact of the research we
From 2013 we'll be using the Researchfish
system to help monitor the impact of our research.
other funding organisations, we are accountable to our members
and donors. So it's crucial that we monitor the outcomes of
the research we fund on a regular basis.
It's also important that we can provide our
supporters with evidence that the research we fund is translated
into advances towards a cure for Parkinson's.
More about Researchfish and what
grantholders will need to do
Research funding process
As a member of the Association of Medical Research
Charities (AMRC), we ensure that only the best quality research
Each application is rigorously assessed by an independent panel
of experts. This guarantees that every penny donated towards
research will benefit people with Parkinson's.
In 2011 we passed the
AMRC peer review audit, which takes place every 5 years.
Find out more about our research funding
Our plan to cure Parkinson's
Over the next 5 years our ambitious research strategy will
help push our search for a cure to a new level by tackling 4 key
- understanding why nerve cells die in Parkinson's
- developing new animal models of Parkinson's
- faster, better drug screening
- finding 'biomarkers' to allow earlier diagnosis
Find out more about our plan to cure
How to apply
Applications for all research grants must be made via our
For more information about application processes and deadlines,