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Recent funding news stories and opportunities are listed below.

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Life science companies can now apply to the new £20 million fund to expand manufacturing in the UK, Minister Nadhim Zahawi announced today (Wednesday 7 April).

Opportunity for UK registered organisations to apply for a share of up to £25 million from Innovate UK to deliver game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly...

The new scheme aims to help businesses affected by Covid-19 and can be used for any legitimate business purpose, including managing cashflow, investment and growth. It is designed to appeal ...

The UK’s ability to respond to future pandemics will be strengthened thanks to a new £20 million fund to expand medicines manufacturing, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced today

University partnership Northern Accelerator has made over £500,000 worth of investments into two innovative university spin-out businesses in the health and biotech sectors

Catapult announces investment into OVO Biomanufacturing to develop its novel technology platform to improve the manufacturing efficiency for viral vaccines and gene therapies. The funding ca...

Innovate UK have allocated up to £210m for innovation continuity loans to help SME’s and third sector organisations that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and facing a challenge...

Cheshire and Warrington LEP have announced their £1M Cheshire and Warrington Restructure Grant, will open for applications on Wednesday 28th October at midday. The grant will offer business...

Oncimmune and Medicines Discovery Catapult awarded UK Government funding for development of an Infectious Disease research tool for use in COVID-19 . Validated research tool to be used to pr...

Catapult Ventures announces investment into Preston based clinical trials SMO, Panthera Biopartners, alongside Gresham House Ventures

Sixfold Bioscience and Medicines Discovery Catapult awarded Innovate UK grant to pursue ground-breaking project

Businesses across Cheshire and Warrington are being invited to take advantage of a new project that puts world-class ‘smart materials’ expertise and facilities at their fingertips.

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