Digital Technology Development Awards (Climate-Sensitive Infectious Disease Modelling)

This one-off call provides funding for software developers from any career stage and discipline to develop digital tools that will improve climate-sensitive infectious disease modelling. By the end of the award, successful applicants will have delivered a piece of open-source digital technology that will increase the impact of research in addressing this threat to health.

Call at a glance 

This scheme is now closed

Where your host organisation is based:
Anywhere in the world (apart from mainland China)
Level of funding:

Up to £500,000 for research expenses, including salaries

Duration of funding:

Up to 5 years. We expect development of the tool to take place in the early part of the award. Later years will be used for maintenance of the software.

Eligibility and suitability 

What we offer 

How to apply 

Log in to our online grants system (Grant Tracker). You can save your application and return to it at any time.

Key dates 

You must submit your application by 17:00 (BST) on the deadline day. We don’t accept late applications.

This will be the only funding round.

Open to new applications

  1. 31 March 2022, 17:00 (BST)

    Application deadline

  2. May 2022


  3. July 2022

    Panel meeting

  4. August 2022


Useful documents 


If you have a question about how to complete the application form using Wellcome Trust Grant Tracker, please contact our Grant Information Advisers: 

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Phone us on(0)20 7611 5757

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We do not answer questions about the scope or competitiveness of proposals.