Biomedical Catalyst 2020: round 1, early and late stage awards

Fund Name: Biomedical Catalyst 2020: round 1, early and late stage awards
Project Length: Between 12 and 36 months
Project Value: Between £250k and £4m
Deadline: 07/10/2020

Summary

The aim of this early and late stage competition is to enable companies to create a data package that can support the subsequent testing of their products, or to carry out evaluations in a clinical setting or other relevant environment.

Fund details

The aim of an early-stage award is to create a data package that is sufficient to support the testing of your product or process in a clinical setting or other relevant environment.

Testing can include:

  • experimental evaluation (at laboratory scale)
  • use of in vitro and in vivo models to evaluate proof of concept or safety
  • exploring potential production mechanisms
  • prototyping
  • product development planning
  • intellectual property protection
  • demonstrating of clinical utility and effectiveness
  • demonstrating of safety and efficacy (including phase 1 and 2 clinical trials)
  • regulatory planning

Your project can focus on any health and care sector or discipline. We particularly welcome applications that support innovation in the following areas:

  • child health technologies
  • innovations that support clinical trials in the UK
  • biomedical innovations that combat the threat of antimicrobial resistance

You must align your project to one of the following innovation areas:

  • medical technologies and devices
  • stratified healthcare
  • advanced therapies (gene and cell therapies)
  • digital health
  • drug discovery
  • diagnostics

Your project must:

  • have total eligible costs between £250,000 and £4 million
  • start on 1 March 2021
  • end by 29 February 2024
  • last between 12 months and 36 months
Eligiblity

To lead a project or work alone your organisation must:

  • be a UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprise SME or a
  • research and technology organisation (RTO)
  • carry out its project work in the UK
  • intend to exploit the results from or in the UK

If the lead organisation is an RTO you must collaborate with at least one SME.

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If you think that you might be eligible for this fund, please Get In Touch by filling out the contact form below.

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