UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £12 million to develop innovative ideas that will help solve healthcare challenges
Programme: Biomedical Catalyst awards fund
Award: Up to £2.8m
Opens: 30th Mar 2017
Closes: 7th Jun 2017
Across the world we are facing increasing healthcare challenges, both physical and financial. There is a need to provide for a growing, ageing population that has an increasing burden of disease. Healthcare costs are rising. The long-term sustainability of current models of provision is in doubt. The need to provide efficient and effective healthcare has never been more important.
To meet these challenges companies and academics must work together.
Biomedical Catalyst awards fund innovative solutions to healthcare challenges. The aim of the late stage award is to test a well-developed concept and show its effectiveness in a relevant environment. It could do this through:
These solutions should be innovative healthcare technologies, products or processes that will help provide one or more of the following:
The Catalyst will support projects from any sector or discipline, including but not limited to: