Under the Invention for Innovation (i4i) funding scheme, NIHR have opened a mental health call. Challenge Awards are commissioned on an ad hoc basis in areas of existing or emerging healthcare need. The expected output is a disruptive technology with the potential to offer improved outcomes for NHS patients. Deadline for submission is 4th April. Find out more.
Alzheimer's Society has launched the 2018 Dementia Research Leaders awards which recognise the contribution that early and mid-career researchers make to dementia research and people affected by dementia. Winners of the prize will receive £1000 to put towards their career development over the next year. Runner-up prizes are also available. Find out more.
The NewMind network for Mental Health Technologies was mentioned in the recently published Research Councils UK 'Cross-disciplinary Mental health Research Agenda'. The document aims to highlight some areas where researchers from different disciplinary backgrounds might work together, and is available for download here