Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation

1. The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation is a charity to support research into diabetes by members of the medical and nursing professions Research fellowships

2. Small research grants in diabetes Grant

3. Education for professions allied to medicine Fund

AMRC Membership

The Foundation became members of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) in 2003.

It is important that AMRC members share a clear message about the importance of animal research and demonstrate to our supporters and donors the steps charities take to ensure they only fund high-quality research where there are clear benefits to people and animal health, and there are no alternatives.

AMRC website

The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation

The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation is a registered charity that supports research and education in diabetes and invites individuals or departments in the UK working within the field of diabetes to apply for the clinical research awards outlned on this website.

Registered Charity Number: 1056410

Contact Us

The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation
3 City Place
Beehive Ring Road
West Sussex RH6 0PA
United Kingdom

Tel: 01293 762009


NEW 2020 Fellowships Open to all healthcare professionals.

NEW 4 year Fellowships with year 1 MSc.

NEW Deadlines for applications:

12 December Grant and Research Fellowship
7 February Fund


From 13 September 2019 we are inviting applications for funding research and education in
diabetes for 2020, all awards are made on a competitive basis. The Foundation is an independent registered charity: 1056410, AMRC member and a NIHR partner. Awards will be announced by
the end of March 2020.

Closing date for all awards
: 12 December 2019



Research Fellowships – this award is now available to all healthcare professionals (e.g. doctors, nurses, podiatrists, dieticians…) wishing to undertake a PhD: 3 years full time, 4 years full time with MSc year 1, or 5 years part-time.

Grant Awards
– small research project grants up to £12,000 open to all applicants.


Fund Awards – for nurses and allied healthcare professionals
* Attendance at a national or international meeting up to £1,000
* A course of study up to £2,000
* Small clinical project up to £5,000





The Novo Nordisk UK Research Foundation is funded by Novo Nordisk Ltd.




August 2019