A number of funding schemes operate in Scotland, designed to support capacity building and stimulate the development of high-quality research.
The Chief Scientist Office has recently reviewed its grant schemes and will now be providing a number of different funding streams to directly support research in Scotland.
As a result of significant CSO investment, researchers in Scotland can access a range of partner funding schemes, including most of the research programmes managed by the NIHR Evaluation. Trials, Studies and Coordinating Centre (NETSCC). Further information is available on the eligibility for NIHR support page.
The funding streams include:
- Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme
- Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Programme
- Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR) Programme
- Public Health Research (PHR) Programme
- NIHR Themed calls.
Funding opportunities also regularly become available via
Follow @NHSResearchScot for the latest funding announcements.