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Engineering Biology in Cambridge


The Milner Therapeutics Consortium is excited to announce its third call for research proposals, which is now open! The deadline for applications is 24th March 2023. Our pharma partners in the Milner Therapeutics Consortium are working together with academics in Cambridge to better understand disease mechanisms and to discover and validate new therapeutic targets. These projects range from reagent sharing and 6-month pilots to 2-year postdoctoral funded collaborations and are expected to lead to joint publications with the company partners.

Are you an academic at the University, Babraham and Wellcome Sanger Institutes? Do you have an idea for a potential pre-clinical collaborative project that would benefit from industry expertise and know-how? We are looking for project proposals that could provide solutions to current challenges in the following areas, and applications from cross-disciplinary teams are encouraged:

Neuroscience – Oncology – Immunology & Inflammation – Infectious Disease – Metabolic & Cardiovascular disease – Reproductive Medicine – New technologies

Full details of topics are available here

 In-person information session
To learn more, please register to attend our in-person information and Q&A session, taking place on 25th January at 1pm in the Lecture Theatre at the Jeffrey Cheah Biomedical Centre

Contact details:
For full details, to download FAQs and an application form, please visit:

If you have further questions, or an idea for a new collaborative project in key research focus areas, email our Consortium Manager, Asha Carpenter: