Parkinson’s UK – grants for non-drug approaches

Parkinson’s UK invites pre-proposals for its non-drug approaches grants. These support research to develop non-drug approaches for Parkinson’s. The focus of the scheme is to improve quality of life for people affected by Parkinson’s in the shorter term. Projects may focus on:

•speech and language, physiotherapies and occupational therapies;

•approaches to managing mental health;

•lifestyle changes including exercise and nutrition aids and devices;

•complementary therapies.

Grants are tenable only at UK universities, NHS trusts, statutory social care organisations or other research institutions. Principal applicants must hold employment contracts that extend beyond the period of the grant. Co-applicants and collaborators may be based at institutions outside the UK or at pharmaceutical or biotech companies.

Grants are worth up to £200,000 each for up to two years.

Deadline: 16th May 2024

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