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Next generation optical microscopy initiative

This scheme is administered by the MRC


  • Medical Research Council (MRC)
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)

Funding total

Not yet awarded.

Number of projects funded

Not yet awarded.


To support 10 or more strategic and innovative partnerships for up to five years during a period of rapid expansion, improvement and establishment of new microscopy technologies.

Key aims

The initiative is principally targeted at cell biology research in biomedicine and underpinning biology.

Partnerships should:

  • Build on research excellence in the field of cell biology and associated disciplines
  • Provide appropriate technical and facility support to establish, develop and sustain specialist infrastructure.


Ceri Lyn-Adams

tel: 01793 413206