Pump Priming Funds

Listed below are the pump priming funds available from BAPRAS

Clinical trials 


The BAPRAS Research Committee administers the BAPRAS Pump Priming Fund for Clinical Trials. It aims to make a single award of up to £20K each year. Applications for joint funding with other organisations are encouraged. 

Applicants should not apply for different prizes with the same or similar projects. In such cases, only the application for the larger prize will be considered.

Eligibility criteria for applicant
• Consultant Plastic Surgeon 

Eligibility criteria for funding
• Consumable or software costs
• Equipment costs
• Salary including on costs  

To apply
The deadline for applications is 31 October each year

Download an application form
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Consumables Fund


The BAPRAS Research Committee administers the BAPRAS Pump Priming Fund. It aims to make a single award of up to £20K each year.

Eligibility criteria for applicant
• Holder of National Training Number in plastic surgery or
• Consultant within 5 years of appointment.

Eligibility criteria for funding
• Consumable costs
• Equipment costs
• Salary or on costs will NOT be funded

To apply
The deadline for applications is 31 October each year

Awards in 2018


This year pump priming grants were awarded to the following projects:

Consumables

Joseph Ward

Identifying common immunological mechanisms in fibrosis: an immunophenotypic analysis of radiation-induced fibrosis and capsular contracture

 

Clinical Trials 

Adam Reid

Developing novel outcome measures for peripheral nerve regeneration using light and sound


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