Apply for Solutions funding

Funding is available to support partnerships between Solution providers and potential collaborators and end users. Up to £50k inclusive of VAT per Solution is available for projects of up to 12 months duration.


Funding is only available for Solutions that have been submitted from an EU-based organisation and have identified a potential collaborator as a result of CRACK IT Solutions. Applications must be submitted within six months of the Solution going live on the CRACK IT website.

Submitting an application for funding

Applications should be made using the Solutions funding application form. Applications should be submitted by the Solution provider as the lead applicant.  

Full details about CRACK IT Solutions and the funding scheme can be found in the Guide for Participants.

Review process

Applications can be submitted at any time of the year provided this is within six months of the Solution going live on the CRACK IT website. Applications are assessed in batches by the CRACK IT Solutions Funding Review Panel. 

Submission date Review meeting
26 May 2017 9 June 2017
25 August 2017 8 September 2017
24 November 2017 8 December 2017
23 February 2018 9 March 2018
25 May 2018 8 June 2018
24 August 2018  7 September 2018

Applications are reviewed by three members of the CRACK IT Solutions Funding Review Panel.


Awards are subject to the successful applicant’s organisation signing a non-negotiable agreement with the NC3Rs. If you intend to submit an application to access Solutions funding please read through the agreements and discuss them with your institution's research office before applying.

An agreement is also required between the successful applicant and the collaborator.

Additional information: