UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £15 million to develop innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges. This funding is from Innovate UK.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £15 million
Opens: 28th Mar 2022
Closes: 25th May 2022
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation will invest up to £15 million in projects to support UK registered businesses to develop innovative health or healthcare-focussed products, technologies and processes.
Your project can focus on:
This list is not intended to be exhaustive.
The aim of this industry-led R&D competition is to support the development of innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges.
Innovate UK will only support innovation projects conducted to the highest standards of animal welfare.
Your project can include:
Innovate UK want to fund a variety of projects across different technologies, markets, technological maturities and research categories.
Your project can focus on any health or healthcare sector or discipline.
The Biomedical Catalyst now incorporates the Digital Health Technology Catalyst and will support digital health projects.
Your project can align with one or more of the following Innovation areas:
Innovate UK are not funding projects that:
Your project must:
You must only include eligible project costs in your application. If you have requested an overall grant of over £500,000, and your online application is successful at Stage 1, you may be invited to attend an interview.
To lead a project or work alone your organisation must be a UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME).
To collaborate with the lead, your organisation must be one of the following UK registered:
Subcontractors are allowed in this competition.
You can use a previously submitted application to apply for this competition.
Up to £15 million has been allocated to fund innovation projects in this competition. Funding will be in the form of a grant. You must not claim more than £2 million in grant against your total project costs. A minimum of 50% of your total eligible project costs must be incurred by SME(s).
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 industrial research projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
For experimental development projects which are nearer to market, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
The research organisations undertaking non-economic activity as part of the project can share up to 50% of the total eligible project costs. If your consortium contains more than one research organisation undertaking non-economic activity, this maximum is shared between them.
Of that 50% you could get funding for your eligible project costs of up to:
Book an appointment to speak to one of our advisors to discuss your eligibility to apply for this Grant Funding opportunity.