Action on Hearing Loss: Flexi Grant

Action on Hearing Loss


Grant amount: Up to £5,000

Next anticipated deadline: Jul 12, 2018

Later anticipated deadlines: Jan 11, 2019

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Working Professional Faculty

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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Overview:

Action on Hearing Loss Flexi Grant

Our Flexi Grant scheme aims to provide funding to support a range of valuable small scale activities which will strengthen hearing research in new and unexpected ways to benefit people with hearing loss, tinnitus or other hearing-related conditions. See our Biomedical Research Strategy for more details. 

The scheme is open to any innovative idea that fulfils this purpose. The grant is offered twice a year and awards are usually made in March and October.

Examples of activities:

  • Pilot experiments to support larger grant applications or investigation of potential new areas of research 
  • Workshops
  • Visits to a laboratory to gain new research skills
  • Facilitating collaborations
  • Facilitating access to scientific resources or data

Projects must

  • Bring benefit to people with hearing loss, tinnitus or other hearing-related conditions
  • Represent value for money and be contingent on Action on Hearing Loss funding.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Eligibility
    • Open to researchers worldwide, at any university, research institute or Small to Medium Enterprise (SME).
      • SME: Less than 250 employees, turnover less than €40 Million or a balance sheet total less than €27 Million.
      • In addition, an SME must be independent, i.e. less than 25% owned by one enterprise.

Ineligibility:

  • We will not consider applications:
    • for conference attendance
    • solely for equipment costs
    • to support the costs towards a degree, e.g. tuition fees or maintenance
    • for social research projects