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Sabbatical Funding

Sabbatical project pump-priming applications - 25.5K max per project - submission deadline: 16.00hrs, Friday 23 November 2018.

Our sabbatical funding will help deliver Organ-on-a-Chip Technologies Network (OOACT) aims which include: stimulating new collaborations between network members, and integrating research activity across traditional research disciplines.


Funding is available to OOACT network members only. Membership is free and can be obtained by registering. 

Key features

  • Research scope covers model development, validation and use in: organ on a chip, in vitro models and                      physiomimetic systems
  •  Preliminary work to support full funding application
  •  New collaborations
  •  Applications must be sabbatical in nature and academic led
  •  Post-Doctoral Research Associate (PDRA) engagement is strongly encouraged
  •  Sabbatical researcher must work in a host laboratory different to their current place of work
  •  Minimum of 2 investigators on a project (one from the home and one from the host institutes for the                         sabbatical)
  •  Project must be completed within six months of award beginning granted

How to apply

Please see application documents:

The deadline for receipt of sabbatical project applications is 16.00 hrs on Friday 23 November 2018. Applications must be emailed to Julia Coffey, OOACT network administrator at

Please see our activities page for more information on sabbaticals.

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