Micro, small or medium-size UK companies can apply for a share of £10 million to work alone or with others on solving healthcare challenges.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Up to £2.8m
Opens: 31st Jul 2017
Closes: 11th Oct 2017
The aim of this competition is to support the development of technologies and processes including:
The biomedical catalyst has 4 types of funding award designed to support small to medium enterprises (SMEs) that are developing a product or process. It helps them progress from initial concept through to late-stage development.
Each type of award has a different scope and you should apply only if your project fits a specific competition scope.
This is an early-stage competition which is looking to fund projects that enable SMEs to complete a data package sufficient to support the subsequent testing of their product or process in a clinical setting (or other relevant environment).
The early-stage project can include:
Your project may focus on technical feasibility or industrial research. This will depend on the challenge.
Projects should last between one and 3 years.
Total project costs can range between £250,000 and £4 million.
For technical feasibility studies and industrial research, you could get up to 70% of your eligible project costs if you are an SME.
For experimental development projects you could get up to 45% of your eligible project costs if you are an SME.