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New funding opportunities for members

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Funder

Funding Opportunity

Eligibility

Website

Deadline

EPSRC

 

Opportunity for Information and communications technologies researchers to pursue an experience in other disciplines and user environments.

 

Academic (researchers) See Website No closing date

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.

 

Academic (researchers) See Website No closing date

British Heart Foundation

 

Research Project Grants

 

Academic (post-doctoral researcher) See Website No closing date – applications to be submitted when ready.

British Heart Foundation

 

New Horizons Grants

 

Academic (senior researcher) See Website No closing date – applications to be submitted when ready.

Nesta

 

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.

 

Companies/ Entrepreneurs See Website Ongoing

King’s College London

 

King’s Health Accelerator 2018 Call Open

 

Academic, NHS (KHP Research Staff) See Website No deadline given but should apply as soon as possible.

NIHR

 

Invention for Innovation

 

Academic, NHS, Companies See Website Ongoing

Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT)

 

Bright Ideas Fund

 

NHS (GSTT Trust) See Website Ongoing

Horizon 2020

 

Horizon 2020 is the largest ever European funding programme for research and innovation. It aims to:·

  • ensure that Europe produces world-class science
  • remove barriers to innovation
  • make it easier for public and private sectors to innovate together.

 

Companies See Website Ongoing

Social Care Digital Innovation Programme (NHS Digital)

 

The programme focuses on adult social care and how technology can help authorities to respond to the challenges they face. The programme hopes to enable integration, encourage information sharing and support the direct practice of care.

 

Local authorities See Website 7 March 2019

Collaborative to Innovate Round 2: Advanced Therapies

 

Funded by the Research England Connecting Capabilities Fund as part of the London Advanced Therapies programme, this round of Collaborate to Innovate offers a focused and intensive end-to-end solution for SMEs working in advanced therapies with specific R&D needs. It helps define those needs, then matches them to expertise in Higher Education Institutes and delivers research collaborations with the aim of leading to innovative advanced therapies products.

 

Companies See Website 21 March 2019

Biomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: early and late stage awards

 

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of a scientific idea to solve a healthcare challenge.

 

Companies See Website 3 April 2019

Biomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: feasibility and primer awards

 

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £3 million to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of a scientific idea to solve a healthcare challenge.

 

Companies See Website 3 April 2019

Biomedical Catalyst 2019 round 1: early and late stage awards

 

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £7 million to explore and evaluate the commercial potential of a scientific idea to solve a healthcare challenge.

 

Companies See Website 3 April 2019

Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

 

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop new digital health solutions.

 

Companies See Website 10 April 2019

Funding for projects to improve the identification and management of atrial fibrillation

 

The BMS-Pfizer Alliance is partnering with the AHSN Network to fund projects that aim to improve the identification and management of atrial fibrillation. Healthcare organisations across the country are invited to apply for a share of the £250,000 funding.

 

Healthcare organisations See Website 17 May 2019

Police custody welfare, remote screening and monitoring system: SBRI competition 

 

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition. The aim is to source a technological solution for managing the care and welfare of persons in police custody.Police Scotland is seeking an integrated technological solution that can remotely monitor individuals and provide an early warning and intervention alert system. This should improve custody health and welfare outcomes.

 

Organisations of any size, work alone or with others from business, the research base or the third sector as subcontractors. See Website 20 March 2019, 12.00pm