Funding Opportunities with the EME Programme

The Efficacy and Mechanism Evaluation (EME) Programme currently has a funding opportunity for research into diseases of skin that may be of interest to members. The EME Programme is an MRC and NIHR funded research programme that supports excellent ‘science driven’ studies with an ultimate view to improving health or patient care. To view the Programme remit visit

Commissioned call for proposals

Applicants are invited to submit proposals on the following commissioning brief:

13/50 Research into diseases of the skin

Application form and guidance notes are available on the EME website
There are two deadlines for this topic, 1pm on 3 June 2013 and 1pm on 1 October 2013.

What to do next

1. Check – does your innovation fit within the specific research area above and do your evaluation plans fit within the remit of the EME commissioned work stream?
2. Suggest – if it doesn’t, keep an eye on the EME website for future calls or submit a suggestion for a future call.
3. Collaborate and plan – if it does, great! Now establish a strong collaboration with an academic unit and / or NHS organisation and / or industry and start to prepare your bid with them using the information on the EME website and their expertise.
4. Submit an outline proposal with your collaborators to the relevant call.

More information on how to apply, the EME remit and the commissioning briefs can be found on the EME website.   


Please tell other colleagues who may be interested in the funding opportunities presented by the EME Programme.

To contact EME Programme:
tel: 023 8059 4303