Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities

The Pandemic Institute has a range of funding calls available, please sign up to our mailing list to be kept up to date on upcoming ones. 

Avian Influenza Funding Call (Deadline 15th Jan 2024)

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Health Protection Research Unit in Emerging and Zoonotic Infections (HPRU EZI), The Pandemic Institute (TPI) in Liverpool and the Pandemic Sciences Institute (PSI) in Oxford are announcing a combined funding call of £750,000 for research on Avian Influenza, in partnership with the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). The aim of the investment is to address critical research gaps in Avian Influenza knowledge, especially highly pathogenic Avian Influenza, as identified by UKHSA.

Read the Funding Guidance

Apply online here


Previous Funding Calls:

  • The Pandemic Institute Aviva-Sponsored Funding Call: Funding of between £10,000 – £50,000 for investigators from TPI founding partners (Funded Projects)
  • The Pandemic Institute Student Excellence Awards: Awards of up to £3,000 for PhD Students to boost career development
  • The Pandemic Institute Emerging Threats Funding Call (Monkeypox): Almost £500,000 awarded to Liverpool Researchers to tackle the growing threat of monkeypox

For further information about The Pandemic Institute’s funding, please email