National Institute on Aging: co-funding scheme

UK-US collaborative funding in the biology of ageing

This scheme is administered by the NIA.


National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Funding total

We will support the UK component of joint UK-US projects submitted to the NIA grant funding system. Currently, up to £2M is available for this scheme.

No. of projects funded

Not yet awarded.


To encourage UK-US collaborative research to advance the understanding in the biology ageing.

Key aims

The scope of this call is in the following specific topic areas only:

Application downloads (for reference only)

Supplementary guidance (PDF 44KB)

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Expression of interest form (DOC 46KB)

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Key dates

Cycle II Cycle III
Deadline for submssion of Je-S proforma to BBSRC 8 May 2014, 5pm (closed) 5 September 2014, 5pm
Deadline for submission of standard R01 applications to NIA 5 June 2014 5 October 2014
NIA scientific merit review October/November 2014 February/March 2015
NIA Advisory Council round January 2015 May 2015
Earliest project start date April 2015 July 2015

External contact

Scientific queries:
Dr. David Finkelstein, Program Director, Division of Aging Biology National Institute on Aging

Tel: ++1 301 496-6402


For specific UK issues or BBSRC scientific remit queries

Louisa Jenkin, Strategy and Policy Manager – Ageing: Lifelong health wellbeing

Tel: +44 1793 413352

Sarah Plowman, Strategy and Policy Officer – Bioscience for health

Tel: +44 1793 442196