‘Greenshoots’ is an annual scheme that provides the opportunity to support and develop motivated Consultants, Nurses, Midwives, Allied Health Professions and Clinical Research Professionals to become Principal Investigators (PIs).

The scheme ensures mentorship from experienced colleagues. By supporting this scheme, Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria builds vital research capacity in specialties, hospitals and other health and care environments.

For more information about the Greenshoots Scheme please see the 2020/21 application guidance or contact us at

Guidance for Applicants - RDA and Greenshoots Research Delivery Awards 2020_21 .pdf