UK Prevention Research Partnership Scheme

The UK Prevention Research Partnership (UKPRP) will fund large interdisciplinary research collaborations and networks to support research on the primary prevention of non-communicable diseases in the UK. 

The UKPRP is a partnership of research councils, UK health departments and charities, including Wellcome. It is administered by the Medical Research Council (MRC).

Scheme at a glance

Where your host organisation is based:


Level of funding:

£4 million to £7 million for a consortium; up to £400,000 for a network

Duration of funding:

5 years for a consortium; up to 4 years for a network

Eligibility and suitability

What we offer

How to apply

Funding partners



Key dates

  • Outline proposal deadline

    18 January 2018

  • Shortlisting

    May 2018

  • Full application deadline

    20 November 2018

  • Interviews

    February 2019

Contact us

If you have a question, contact: