IBRO and Wellcome are delighted to announce a new upcoming funding opportunity, the Neuroscience Capacity Accelerator for Mental Health! 

This international, collaborative capacity-building program, due to be launched on 10 September 2023, will focus on support for neuroscience research for Anxiety, Depression and psychosis, with teams to be led by researchers from Low- and Middle- Income Countries. Over a 6-9 month period, grants will serve to facilitate networking activities, the exchange and development of new projects and ideas, the generation of pilot data, the development of plans for collaboration with Lived Experience experts, and the preparation of research proposals. Awardees will also take part in an exciting program of professional development activities, including an in-person event at an international scientific conference.

Applications will open on 10 September 2023, during the IBRO 2023 World Congress. Stay tuned for further information about this exciting opportunity!


About the Wellcome Trust

Wellcome is a global charitable foundation. Through its work, it supports science to solve the urgent health issues facing everyone. Wellcome funds curiosity-driven research, with a focus on the three of the biggest health challenges facing humanity – climate change, infectious disease, and mental health. With a £37.8 billion investment portfolio, the organization gives researchers the time and resources they need to make breakthroughs. Wellcome also works with policymakers, runs advocacy campaigns, and forms partnerships with other organizations to ensure everyone, everywhere benefits from advances in health science.