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Invention for Innovation (i4i) Connect – Call 2

i4i Connect is aimed at small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in need of a funding boost to reach the next stage in the development pathway. Offering between £50,000-£150,000 over a 6 – 12 month period, its primary aim is to help SMEs get to a point where they can apply …

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Affordable healthcare in India: apply for funding

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to work with partners on projects to provide affordable and accessible healthcare in India Innovate UK has up to £1 million for UK businesses to collaborate with partners in India and Europe on healthcare projects targeted at the …

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Orion is opening up for co-creation with startups

Vertical X Orion Open Innovation Are you a startup working on an AI solution for drug discovery? How about a solution improving the life and treatment of cancer patients? If so, then keep reading. Vertical and Orion are looking for high-performing teams to work side-by-side with Orion executives and experts …

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Innovate UK funding competition: Plastics innovation: towards zero waste

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £4 million in innovation projects to reduce the harm that plastics do to our environment and increase productivity and growth of the UK economy. The aim of this competition is to support innovative activities that result in …

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SBRI: antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will invest up to £10 million in 2 simultaneous competition strands. Strand 1 projects must explore the scientific and technical feasibility of innovative solutions through proof of concept …

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SBRI Open competitions

SBRI Healthcare are pleased to announced the latest competition is now open with the following areas of focus: Improving outcomes in Musculoskeletal Disorders – click here for briefing document. Including the following sub themes: Self-care & preventative interventions Efficiencies in delivering care Scaling up the use of regenerative medicine Dentistry, …

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EUREKA Eurostars 2, round 10

Small businesses working on high-quality research and development (R&D) projects across national borders often find it difficult to attract public-sector funding. EUREKA Eurostars was set up to overcome this barrier to innovation. With its market-led approach, it encourages international collaborative research and innovation projects that will be rapidly commercialised. Eurostars supports SMEs …

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SME support to evaluate innovative medical technologies: round 2

The Office for Life Sciences (OLS) is partnering with Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest up to £1.5 million. This is to support developers of innovative medicines, medical devices, diagnostics and regulated digital technology to evaluate their product in a real world clinical setting. This …

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Open grant funding competition: round 2

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £20 million in the best cutting-edge or disruptive ideas or concepts with a view to commercialisation. All proposals must be business focused (rather than pure research). Applications can come from any area of technology, science or engineering, …

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