UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to speed up development of commercial digital health solutions.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £1 million
Opens: 3rd Sep 2018
Closes: 31st Oct 2018
Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £1 million in feasibility studies that can potentially develop new digital technology solutions to healthcare challenges.
You can develop solutions for either clinical or non-clinical use.
Projects must be innovative and clearly demonstrate how they will have the potential to improve the health and care system.
There are 3 areas identified as areas of importance:
1. Improving health, and closing the health and wellbeing gap with:
2. Transforming care, and closing the care and quality gap with:
3. Controlling costs, enabling change and closing the finance and efficiency gap. This will be through the use of technology to maintain or improve levels of care with reduced spending.
They are looking to fund a portfolio of projects, across a variety of technologies, markets and healthcare needs.
Specific technologies include (but are not limited to):
The types of digital health projects they will fund include (but are not limited to):
To be eligible for funding your project must:
Collaborative project partners can include:
Feasibility studies’ total eligible project costs can be between £50,000 and £75,000.
All projects must start by 1 April 2019 and can last up to 12 months.
For feasibility study projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
In this competition Innovate UK will not fund projects that: