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WORLD LEADING BUSINESS SUPPORT

INNOVATION

IN HEALTHCARE

Multiple funding & business support opportunities for SMEs
& academics in the healthcare sector

 

We provide support to companies and researchers to help you submit compelling collaborative R&D bids to major funding calls which have the best chance of success. So far, through our Scale-Up Programme we’ve supported over 80 bids, over a third of which have been successfully awarded.

Worth up to £15k, the funded support can include commissioning a professional bid writer, project management, conference attendance and travel – as needed to prepare the most compelling bid possible.  For companies, we can also help link you to the considerable research expertise of the our Scale-Up Partner Universities – Bath, Bristol, Cardiff, Exeter, Southampton and Surrey and provide opportunities to join consortia.

We’ve identified some key health-related Government funding calls, listed below, for which we can provide support. So if you are considering a bid to any of these funding calls now is the time to apply for this support to boost your chances of success.

Our Scale-Up Programme provides a broad range of support to innovative, growing SMEs, if you’re not looking for support to bid for R&D funding, check out our main Scale-Up landing page to find out more.

Supported funding calls:

Biomedical Catalyst 

Round 1

Early and Late stage

Innovate UK has allocated £30 million to support UK registered organisations to address Health and Care challenges including,

  • disease prevention and proactive management of health and chronic conditions
  • earlier and better detection and diagnosis of disease
  • treatments that change the underlying disease or offer potential cures

This funding is to enable companies to create a data package that can support the subsequent testing of their products, or to carry out evaluations in a clinical setting.

The project size can vary between £250,000 and £4 million and is anticipated to last between 12 and 36 months.

Applications close 11am Wednesday 7 October 2020

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Healthy Ageing

As part of the UK’s Industrial Strategy, up to £98m will be invested in research and innovation that enables people remain independent, productive, active and socially connected for longer. We are offering funding and support to companies and academics that are innovating in this area to help prepare strong collaborative R&D bids.

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COVID-19

UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) is inviting proposals or short term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. UKRI will support excellent proposals of up to 18 months duration which meet at least one of the following:

  • New research or innovation with a clear impact pathway that has the potential (within the period of the award) to deliver a significant contribution to the understanding of, and response to, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impacts.
  • Supports the manufacture and/or wide scale adoption of an intervention with significant potential.
  • Gathers critical data and resources quickly for future research use.
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Application form

Please complete the form below if you wish to apply for funding and support for the R&D opportunities shown above.

 

Unsure which opportunity is for you? Complete the form below and we will get in touch to discuss the best fit for your business or research.

Associate membership of the Scale Up programme is open to any company who meets the criteria and is free of charge. Full Membership will be offered to companies who access the CR&D proposal development support or investment raising support services. Full membership is subject to payment by the member company of a one-off fee and Membership is valid for one year. For the year 2019/20 the Membership Fee is £1,600 ex VAT. Any eligible company can waive the fee under the De Minimis State aid regulation (Commission Regulation (EU) NO 1470/2013) (DMR) providing they have not received in excess of 200,000EUR of aid within a 3 year period . This requires eligible companies to complete a Statement of Previous Aid declaration

The Scale-Up Programme is a partnership between: