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MRC support for translational science

The MRC has several award schemes aimed at accelerating the translation of discovery science into healthcare innovation. These include the Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme (DPFS), Biomedical Catalyst (BC), and the Confidence in Concept (CinC) scheme with its partner, the Proximity to Discovery (P2D) initiative (see Figure 22). Collectively these schemes have committed more than £212m in award funding over the past five years.

Figure 22 – MRC support for translational research

Figure 22 – MRC support for translational research