UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop new digital health solutions. Projects can use the services of the NICE DataLab to help with real world data.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £5 million
Opens: 11th Feb 2019
Closes: 10th Apr 2019
Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £5 million in industrial research and experimental development projects. These must develop new digital technology solutions to healthcare challenges.
In addition to offering grant funding to projects, Innovate UK is funding NICE DataLabs to provide additional advisory services to projects. All projects that are successful at the interview stage will then be assessed by NICE DataLab to determine whether their services would be suitable.
The aims of this competition are to:
Your project must address unmet healthcare needs in one or more of the following:
The specific technologies you use could include:
The types of digital health projects Innovate UK will fund can include:
To be eligible for funding your project must:
The lead organisation and at least one other organisation in the project must claim funding through this competition.
Your project’s total eligible costs can be between £300,000 and £1 million.
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 in your consortium can share up to 50% of the total eligible project costs. If your consortium contains more than one research organisation, this maximum will be shared between them.
All projects must start by 1 October 2019, can last up to 18 months and must be completed by 1 March 2021.
In this competition, Innovate UK will not fund projects that: