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Biomedical Catalyst 2021 Round 2: Feasibility & Primer Awards

Published on 04/10/2021
Biomedical Catalyst 2021 Round 2: Feasibility & Primer Awards

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £12 million to develop innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes.

  • Competition opens: Monday 18 October 2021
  • Competition closes: Wednesday 1 December 2021 11:00am

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £12 million for businesses to develop innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes.

Description
The aim of this competition is to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of an innovative scientific idea or carry out a technical evaluation through to proof of concept in a model system. Your project must focus on the development of a product or process that is an innovative solution to a health and care challenge

Your project can focus on:

  • 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 list is not intended to be exhaustive.

This competition combines the feasibility and primer strands of the Biomedical Catalyst.

Feasibility Award

The feasibility award is designed for projects that have developed an innovative concept or carried out experimental proof of concept but have not validated the technology. The aim of the feasibility award is to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of innovative ideas.

Primer Award

The primer award is for conducting a technical evaluation of an idea through to proof of concept in a model system.

In applying to this competition, you are entering into a competitive process. This competition closes at 11am UK time on the deadline stated.

Funding Type: Grant

Project Size: Your project’s total eligible costs must be between £50,000 and £1million.

For more information and details on how to apply, please visit here.

 

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