UK SMEs can apply for a share of up to £5 million to work alone or with others on solving healthcare challenges in a model system.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £5 million
Opens: 6th Aug 2018
Closes: 3rd Oct 2018
Biomedical Catalyst supports the development of innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes. These can include:
The primer award supports a technical evaluation of your idea through to proof of concept in a model system, and can include:
Innovate UK support projects from any sector or discipline, including (but not limited to):
An SME business can:
You are able to apply for a second project to be funded e.g. you may already hold both an early stage and a late stage award. When the early stage project finishes, you may apply in this round for a late stage award to continue that specific programme of work while still holding your original late stage award.
You will be asked to provide evidence that you have enough resources to run 2 projects at the same time.
If you have research organisations in your consortium, they can share up to 50% of the total eligible project costs.
Large organisations are unable to be partners on any project in this competition.
Innovate UK expect projects to range in size from £200,000 to £1.5 million (total project costs).
Projects should last 12 to 24 months and must start by 1 April 2019.
Projects will not be funded that cover:
Read Dr Emma Richardson’s blog featuring more information regarding precision medicine and how we could help you with this competition.