UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £12 million to develop innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £12 million
Opens: 18th Oct 2021
Closes: 1st Dec 2021
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £12 million for businesses to develop innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes.
The aim of this competition is to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of an innovative scientific idea or carry out a technical evaluation through to proof of concept in a model system. Your project must focus on the development of a product or process that is an innovative solution to a health and care challenge
This competition combines the feasibility and primer strands of the Biomedical Catalyst.
Your project can:
Your project can focus on any health and care sector or discipline.
Innovate UK particularly welcomes applications that support innovation in the following areas:
Your project can align with one or more of the following:
Your project must:
To lead a project or work alone your organisation must be a UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
Academic institutions cannot lead or work alone.
Subcontractors are allowed in this competition.
You can use a previously submitted application to apply for this competition.
Innovate UK are not funding projects that are:
Innovate UK have allocated up to £12 million to fund innovation projects in this competition.
If the majority of your organisation’s work on the project is commercial or economic, your funding request must not exceed the limits below. These limits apply even if your organisation normally acts non-economically.
For feasibility studies and industrial research projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of: