Pioneer Award


What do I need to do before applying?

Read more details about the award in the application guidelines (PDF).

If you are a commercial applicant, read the supplementary information (PDF).


Find out more about what we will and won’t fund.

Recently funded research

Discover more about the types of research projects that we're looking for in these videos from three of our recently funded researchers.

Contact us

General contact

For queries regarding scientific remit, please contact

Dr Flora Scott
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3469 5532

For queries regarding patent and IP considerations, please contact

Aurora Negro
Tel: +44 (0) 20 3469 5912