UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), via the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), is inviting outline proposals for research grants of up to £62,500 (at 100% fEC) for a period of up to 12 months.

The Healthy Ageing Catalyst Awards are part of the Healthy Ageing Challenge portfolio of activities, and are offered in collaboration with the US National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge, in order to catalyse transformative innovation and inform policies and priorities to advance healthy ageing and longevity globally.

Proposals must be led by an academic who is based at an eligible UK research organisation and should be submitted via UKRI’s Joint electronic Submissions (Je-S) system by 16:00 (GMT) on 13 February 2020.

It is expected successful projects will start in September 2020.