Research Capability Funding

The Research Office administers Research Capability Funding (RCF) on behalf of the Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board (ICB). 

RCF is awarded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) to research active NHS organisations to enable them to maintain research capacity and capability. 

NWICB/UEA Early Career Fellowships

The following information will support applications to the early career fellowships advertised by UEA.

If you wish to discuss this opportunity further, please contact or

v2 NWICB.UEA Early career fellowship 23-24.pdf
RCF Principles document v0.2 29.03.23 (1).pdf

Would it help you if you could employ a Research Associate to support the development of your next grant application to the NIHR?

The submission window for 2023/24 RCF funding applications is now open.

Further information can be found in the call document below.

To apply, please complete and return the application form by midday 22 Sept 2023.

If you wish to discuss future RCF applications, potential research projects, or to make a general enquiry,

please contact

NHS NW RCF call out 23-24 Sept.pdf
RCF application form 23-24 Sept.docx

RCF funded evidence summaries

As a condition of the RCF award, recipients are required to produce a briefing summarising the current evidence and its importance to NHS commissioning staff and the ICS to inform their decision making.

The summaries are presented in a one page poster style summary. They are published on our website and via social media. Summaries can be accessed here.