Clinical Research Centre offers consultation on finding and applying for funding of clinical and preclinical research projects. We help you to find a suitable partner for an existing project idea as well as advise on writing and applying for the grant.

The aim of our research funding database is to facilitate the best research funding opportunities. The database includes funding for researchers, doctors, residents and doctoral students in the field of medicine and translational medicine. In addition to the Estonian research fundings and the H2020 program, information on the scholarship programs and research grants from international funds are also available in the database.

PLEASE CONTACT Clinical Research Centre, if:

  • you feel that you have a worthwhile project and you need additional  information on where to find a research grant in this speciality;
  • you would like to get advice on applying for the grant.

The following are some examples of funding opportunities in our database for both early-stage researchers and more experienced researchers.

The Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards
The purpose of this program is to encourage the development of medical research in child health by awarding small grants to new researchers, helping them gain a foothold in this important area. The grant amount is based on the actual budgetary needs of the project, with a maximum of $25,000 indirect costs for the entire grant.
Next deadline 17.09.2019

Leo Foundation
The LEO Foundation supports international dermatological research projects and activities that address issues in disease understanding, disease treatment, disease awareness and patient wellbeing. Supports both clinical and basic research and the grant amount is open.
Next deadline 20.09.2019

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation
– Neuroimaging and CSF biomarker development program
$150,000-$600,000 based on the stage and scope of research
– Prevention beyond the pipeline
$50,000-$100,000 for epidemiological analyses based on scope of research
– Drug discovery program
$150,000-$600,000 based on stage and scope of research
Next deadline 11.10.2019

The Cancer Research Institute established Clinic and Laboratory Integration Program
To support investigators who are studying critical topics at the intersection of laboratory and clinical research in immuno-oncology. CLIP grants provide up to $200,000 over a two-year period.
Next deadline 01.11.2019

Our contacts:

Katrin Kaarna
Clinical Research Centre
+372 737 4119

Ana Rebane
Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine
+372 737 4419

Helen Vaher
Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine