Innovator Awards: Funding great ideas for healthcare

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There are no deadlines for this scheme, you can apply any time. 

Funding Available: £500,000

Wellcome are offering up to £500,000 to researchers who are developing healthcare innovations that could make a major impact on human health. 

Innovator Awards fund product development for healthcare such as therapeutics, vaccines, diagnostics, medical devices, digital technology and regenerative medicine. Wellcome support projects ranging from the earliest stages of translational research up to clinical development. The project you propose must enable your innovation to move on to the next stage of development.

Proposals to solve problems in mental health, neurological disorders or neglected tropical diseases in particular are desired.  Proposals outside these areas may be considered, but you will need to contact Wellcome first.

Who can apply

Proposals will be accepted from individuals and teams anywhere in the world, working in any discipline (not just the life and medical sciences), from academic, not-for-profit and commercial organisations. Partnerships between different kinds of organisations and across disciplines are encouraged.

To find out more & to apply, click here.