Skip to main content



If you are considering submitting a funding or grant application, please contact the RD&I Division. 

E-bost/ Email: Velindre.R& 
Ffôn/Tel: 02920 615888 (ext 4442)


Funding opportunities

Current funding opportunities for researchers in Wales are available on the Health and Care Research Wales website.


Health and Care Research Wales funding schemes

Health and Care Research Wales runs a number of funding schemes designed to:

  • fund high-quality research that provides robust evidence for policy development and health and social care practice; 
  • fund high-quality research that has clear public benefit; 
  • support capacity and capability building in health and social care research, for example by helping individuals to become independent researchers and funding talented individuals to undertake research leading to a PhD.

Find out more about Health and Care Research Wales funding schemes on the website.


Innovate UK Knowledge Transfer Network

This network exists to connect innovators with new partners and new opportunities beyond their existing thinking – driving positive change through innovation.

To make it easier to navigate the funding landscape the Knowledge Transfer Network pull together the latest open, relevant funding calls for the health sector into one place.  

Find out more about health and life sciences funding on Innovate UK’s Knowledge Transfer Network website.


Velindre Cancer Charity funding 

Velindre Cancer Charity is the official charity of Velindre Cancer Centre. The charity invests in research and innovation which helps provide opportunities within clinical trials for patients at Velindre.

To discuss submitting an application for Velindre charitable funds please contact the RD&I Division.

E-bost/ Email: Velindre.R& 
Ffôn/Tel: 02920 615888 (ext 4442)

Velindre University NHS Trust, Unit 2,Charnwood Court, Parc Nantgarw, Nantgarw, Cardiff, CF15 7QZ
Tel: 029 2019 6161