Biomedical Catalyst 2016 – Early Stage Awards

Key Features

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £10 million to develop innovative ideas that will help solve healthcare challenges.

Programme:     Innovate UK

Award:     up to £1 million

Opens: 4th Jul 2016

Closes: 14th Sep 2016

! This scheme is now closed

The aim of this competition is to develop innovative healthcare technologies and processes that will help provide:

  • disease prevention and proactive management of health and chronic conditions
  • earlier and better detection and diagnosis of disease leading to better patient outcomes
  • tailored treatments that either change the underlying disease or offer potential cures

The aim of this competition is to test a well-developed concept and show its effectiveness in a relevant environment. It will do this through:

  • experimental evaluation (lab-scale)
  • initial demonstration using in vitro and in vivo models (not human clinical trials)
  • exploring potential production mechanisms
  • early-stage prototyping
  • product development planning
  • intellectual property protection