Below is a list of our upcoming opportunities over 2018.

You can also check out current funding and leadership opportunities, and sign up to receive emails when programmes are open for application.

Please note that dates may be subject to change.

Spring 2018

  • Our Advancing Applied Analytics programme supports projects aiming to improve the quality of analysis used to bring about better health and health care services. We have just announced 12 different projects around the UK, with funding totalling £1m. A second round of this programme will open for applications on 26 March 2018, with a total of £750,000 available to fund up to 12 projects that can demonstrate how they will improve analytical capability.

Summer 2018

  • This year, our popular Innovating for Improvement programme will focus on innovations to improve workforce within the health service. We will fund teams to test and develop their innovative ideas to improve health care delivery in the UK. Teams with great ideas and the skills to implement and evaluate their project can apply for funding of up to £75,000. Open for application in summer 2018.
  • Join Q. This summer, we’ll be welcoming new applications to Q, an initiative connecting people who have improvement expertise across the UK. With over 2000 members, Q continues to grow, and by 2020 we anticipate a community of many more thousands.
  • This summer our Efficiency Research programme will be seeking innovative research ideas into system efficiency and sustainability in health and social care. This round will focus on workforce productivity and retention. Funding of up to £500,000 will be available for three to five teams whose innovative research ideas support an increased system understanding of a sustainable workforce for health and social care in the UK.
  • New applications for Sciana: The Health Leaders Network will also open in the summer. This international network brings together outstanding leaders in health and health care policy and innovation across Europe, supporting people with their professional development and career goals. We’re looking for six new UK members to join twelve other new members from Switzerland and Germany. 

Late 2018

  • In late 2018 we will be encouraging senior leaders to apply to our GenerationQ programme. GenerationQ is our part-time, fully-funded leadership and quality improvement programme for senior leaders from health care practice, policy and the charity sector. It is designed to equip fellows with the skills and techniques to drive forward and influence improvements across services and organisations.