Orchid Research Grants 2016


Orchid funds research to improve our understanding of male specific cancers: testicular, prostate and penile. This includes identifying new ways to detect and stage disease, new treatments and novel strategies to improve survival. To date, we have awarded more than £16 million in research grants with many notable successes.

Looking forward, there is still much work to be done. The charity is committed to working in an area where there are very real unmet needs and not enough research funding. Building on our current success, informed by the knowledge and expertise of a range of stakeholders and taking into consideration opportunities and the external environment, Orchid’s long term research strategy is to offer the best possible care and support for men and their families.

Orchid is now inviting full applications for research grants.  These will be available to researchers based in the UK and Ireland to fund research into male specific cancers. These grants are available either to medically qualified applicants, post-doctoral scientists or allied health professionals for clinical, laboratory and/or epidemiological research into male specific cancers.

Applications may be for any sum of money and may include the costs of personnel, equipment and consumables where appropriate. For more information please click here. We particularly welcome applications from those working in the field of penile cancer.

Grants are for a specified period of up to three years for research carried out in the United Kingdom and Ireland and may include programme funding, project grants or prize studentships.  The closing date for applications is Monday 25 July 2016 at 5pm.

To download the application form please click here


Check this section regularly to find out what funding we have available. We announce new grant rounds throughout the year.

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