Organisations can apply to develop innovations that address the challenges of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans.
Programme: Innovate UK
Award: Share of up to £10 million
Opens: 16th Jul 2018
Closes: 22nd Aug 2018
This competition is to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR). The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will invest up to £10 million in 2 competition strands.
Within the context of this competition antimicrobial includes:
Strand 1 is for the exploration of the scientific and technical feasibility of innovative solutions through proof of concept studies. Projects must focus on:
Strand 2 projects should be technically more advanced and can include:
All projects must describe:
Innovate UK welcome innovative approaches that include:
You can focus on any of the issues described in the 2 themes:
To lead a project, you can:
All projects must start 1 January 2019.
Strand 1 projects are to last up to 12 months and have total project costs of up to £500,000 including VAT.
Strand 2 projects are to last between 12 and 24 months and total project costs of up to £2 million including VAT.
Your application must assign at least 50% of the contract value directly and exclusively to research and development (R&D) services.
R&D can cover solution exploration and design. It can also include prototyping and field-testing the product or service.