Innovation and Research Fund

The Urology Foundation (TUF) will fund projects up to a value of £60,000 that seek to use new, exciting, innovative approaches to address urological diseases and disorders.

Click here to read more about the TUF Innovation and Research Fund


 We are an NIHR Partner. Find out how that can help you fund your research.


Innovation and Research Fund 2023

The 2023 call for entries has closed. 

Please check back later in Sept/Oct for information on how to apply for 2024.

How to apply 

1.  Downland and complete the APPLICATION FORM and guidance document CLICK HERE      

    For more information about the award, read the TUF Innovation and Research Fund Call document here.

2. Send your application to us by 23:59 on 31 January 2023

3. If you have received a TUF grant before, please click here to make sure you are eligible to apply again. 

If you have any queries about the application process, please email the office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The deadline for 2023 applications is 31 January 2023

N.B. Applications are accepted up to midnight on the deadline.

Our funding comes with the following provisions: 

  • Research must be carried out in the UK or Ireland.
  • Applications are subject to rigorous review by our Review Panel and our Scientific and Education Committee.
  • Successful applicants must provide a satisfactory progress report to secure the final grant instalment. You're also encouraged to submit abstracts to the British Association of Urological Surgeon’s (BAUS) Annual Meeting.

Please note that TUF Innovation and Research Fund is an individual award: The named applicant must be the person carrying out the research.

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