Registration Deadline: 5th April 2017 Noon
Submission Deadline: 12th April 2017 Noon
Funding Available: £15 million
Innovate UK is investing up to £15 million in projects addressing technical or commercial challenges in health & life sciences.
The H&LS sector focuses on agriculture, food and healthcare. It is supported by bioscience technology, medical research and engineering and physical sciences expertise. The aim is to increase competitiveness for UK small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Grants can be awarded to projects led by a UK-based business of any size. In certain circumstances a research and technology organisation (RTO) may also be eligible to lead.
SME led projects are welcomed. An SME can apply on its own for funding up to £100,000. All consortia must involve at least one SME.
There are two options for applications to this competition:
- £5 million for 6 months- 1 year projects with total project costs from £50,000 - £100,000
- £10 million for 1 - 3 year projects with total project costs from £100,000 - £2 million