Grand Challenge is the most ambitious cancer research grant in the world – a series of £20m awards seeking international, multi-disciplinary teams willing to take on the toughest challenges in cancer – providing the freedom to try novel approaches, at scale, in the pursuit of life changing discoveries.
In the first round, 9 teams were shortlisted from 56 entries. The generous support of CRUK partners and donors enabled 4 of these remarkable Grand Challenge teams to be funded. As of today, 8 challenges in cancer research have been identified. Innovators, scientists and entrepreneurs both from academia and industry will have to work together to tackle them effectively:
To apply for the Grand Challenge scheme full expressions of interest must be submitted by the 12th of October 2017: