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Cystic Fibrosis Trust

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We support research aimed at treating cystic fibrosis and improving the lives of people with the condition.

***COVID-19 Update*** Recognising the impact that the current situation is having across the research community, the deadline for expressions of interest for our current Strategic Research Centre call was extended to mid-June 2020. We hope that we will be able to maintain the other key timepoints for this call but will be keeping these under continuous review.

Our Venture and Innovation Award scheme remains open. We would like to encourage applications relating to COVID-19 and cystic fibrosis.

Please see our full COVID-19 Statement for Researchers for more information on the impact of the pandemic on our research activities.


 Funding stream



Next call

Strategic Research Centre 

Closed Not applicable
 Summer studentships

Closed Not applicable  2021
 Venture and Innovation awards

Open  No deadline N/A



Research we fund

We fund research to tackle some of the most pressing issues in CF today. Find out how your donations are making a difference.

What is CF?

Cystic fibrosis, or CF, affects the lungs, digestive system and other organs, and there are around 10,500 people living with it in the UK.

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