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Innovation in health & life sciences Funding

Innovation in health & life sciences Funding

The aim of this competition is to develop innovative healthcare technologies and processes that will help provide one or more of the following:

  • disease prevention and proactive management of health and chronic conditions
  • earlier and better detection and diagnosis of disease, leading to better patient outcomes
  • tailored treatments that either change the underlying disease or offer potential cures

This competition is for late stage awards only. It is seeking projects that test a well-developed concept and show effectiveness in a relevant environment.

Project requirements

We expect projects to range in size from total project costs of £250,000 to £4 million. Projects should last from 12 to 36 months. Projects must start by 1 February 2018 and end by 1 February 2021.

An SME must lead the project. The project must be carried out in the UK.

Biomedical Catalyst

The Biomedical Catalyst supports innovative solutions to healthcare challenges. Innovate UK, the Medical Research Council and Scottish Enterprise fund these awards.

For more information and how to apply: www.gov.uk/biomedical-catalyst

Register before midday on Wednesday 31st May

Applications close at midday on Wednesday 7th June

Innovate UK

Innovation agency

Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency. It is a non-departmental public body sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. Since 2007, it has invested over £1.5 billion in innovation, helping more than 5,000 companies in projects estimated to add £7.5 billion to the UK economy and create 35,000 extra new jobs.

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