UK businesses and research technology organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop precision medicine technologies.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of £5 million
Opens: 14th May 2018
Closes: 11th Jul 2018
The aim of this competition is to support the commercial development of precision medicine (PM) technologies.
Innovate UK define precision medicine technology as innovations that enable early and accurate diagnosis which will help with patient management or therapy selection. This includes combining knowledge of clinical biomarkers with advances in diagnostic technologies and data analysis. Precision medicine is also commonly referred to as stratified medicine or personalised medicine.
You must explain clearly how your proposed technology will improve precision medicine. It must make it easier for medical professionals to choose an appropriate patient treatment. You must justify why the proposed technology or service will help with the selection of the most appropriate treatment for the patient.
You can apply to carry out either:
For feasibility study projects you must include project plans that demonstrate you intend to:
For collaborative research and development proposals you must follow one of these themes:
Your proposal must demonstrate a clear understanding of:
All projects must involve at least one UK based business.
Feasibility study projects must be led by a UK based business either:
Research and development projects must:
For feasibility studies and 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:
Feasibility study projects: total project costs of up to £100,000 and last up to 12 months. Industrial research and experimental development: total costs up to £2 million and last up to 24 months. Projects must start by 1 November 2018.