To apply for a research grant, please follow the application procedure below. If you would like to discuss a potential idea or funding opportunity, please email us at

The PTEN Research Foundation holds in confidence all ideas and content relating to proposals submitted for review. If you have any further questions please do contact us at

Key dates:

Key dates for our next round are:

EoI submission deadline

28 October 2017

Full application deadline

9 December 2017

Responses to review questions

12 - 24 February 2018

Funding decision

mid-April 2018


Application procedure:


1. Expression of Interest: 

It is strongly recommended that prospective applicants submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) form prior to completing a full research grant application. Once an EoI form is received, the team will provide feedback within one month of confirmed receipt and offer advice on completing the full application. 


2. Full research grant application:

After submitting the full application, applicants will receive an acknowledgement email within one week. All applications will undergo initial screening within the Foundation followed by external expert scientific review. If deemed appropriate, applications will be subject to a Scientific Advisory Board review. At each stage of review, the applicant will be given the opportunity to respond to feedback received.


3. Completed form submission:

All completed EoI/full application forms and queries should be sent to