New funding opportunities for members

    February 27, 2018

    New funding opportunities for members

    Welcome to our funding opportunities section. We aim to publish a regular update of funding opportunities in health innovation, which may be of interest to our members.

    We endeavour to make this as relevant to you as possible so please let us know if there is anything we have missed that you feel should be included..


    Funding Opportunity



    EPSRC Opportunity for Information and communications technologies researchers to pursue an experience in other disciplines and user environments. See Website No closing date
    Innovation Connect  

    Innovation Connect helps innovators in the health service and industry to realise their ideas and embed them into clinical practice and potential opportunities in international markets.

    See Website On-going

    Health Technology Assessment Programme researcher-led primary research.

    See Website 28 March 2018, 1pm
    Kings Health Partners  

    Research and Development Challenge Fund ‘Fast Track’.


    See Website  Email at any time
    NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme researcher-led evidence synthesis. See Website 28 March 2018, 1pm
    Innovate UK Various funding opportunities with the goal of improving digital health. See Website


    Earliest closing day –  21 March 2018


    Nesta Longitude Prize –
    Developing solutions to antimicrobial resistance.
    See Website Every 4 months from 31 May 2016- 30 Sep 2019
    EPSRC Healthcare Technologies discipline hopping call.  Enable researchers to develop new skills and build new collaborations with other disciplines and end users so they can address the key health challenges identified in the Healthcare Technologies strategy.


    See Website No closing date
    Dunhill Medical Trust Research project grants See Website 11 May 2018
    Innovate UK Digital Health Technology Catalyst Round 2. UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million to speed up development of commercial digital health solutions. See Website 18 April 2018, 12.00pm
    British Heart Foundation New Horizons Grants See Website No deadline – submit application when ready

    An Impact investment fund investing in life-changing innovations that help tackle the major challenges faced by older people, communities and children in the UK.

    See Website Ongoing
    Creative England  

    Creative England supports and invests in digital creative companies to finance business growth.

    See Website Ongoing
    King’s College London King’s Health Accelerator 2018 Call Open See Website Should apply as soon as possible (King’s staff Internal only)
    Medical Research Council The MRC is offering a number of funding opportunities See Website Numerous



    Invention for Innovation

    See Website On-going
    National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) Impact Investment Fund See Website On-going

    Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT)

    Bright Ideas Fund Teams within GSTT with ideas of commercial potential. See website On-going
    UCL Enterprise  

    Bright Ideas Awards

    See Website On going
    Innovate UK Support for SMEs to evaluate innovative medical technologies. SMEs can apply for a share of £1 million to support the evaluation of innovative medical devices, diagnostics and regulated digital health products. See Website 21 March 2018, 12:00pm