Police custody welfare, remote screening and monitoring system: SBRI

Fund Name: Police custody welfare, remote screening and monitoring system
Project Length: Up to 5 months
Project Value: Share of £150k
Deadline: 28/03/2019


The aim of this competition is to develop a system that has the capability to act as a contactless health monitor while also acting as a remote CCTV viewing platform.

Fund details

The solution needs to automatically provide a visual and audible alarm or alert function. This must instantly transfer to any custody suite throughout the country if immediate intervention is required by on-site custody or healthcare staff, or even off-site healthcare staff in a neighbouring custody suite.

The solution must have a biometric capability to allow healthcare professionals to carry out remote consultations and monitor a subject’s health, such as heart rate (including variations), temperature, breathing and movement.

The design of your proposal must include its full capability, design specification, technological and ICT requirements. An estimated cost of the proposed system would also be helpful before progressing to phase 2.

Innovate UK expect projects to range in size up to total costs of £30,000, including VAT, for each organisation.

Phase 1 projects must start by 17 June 2019, end by 1 December 2019 and last up to 5 months. Innovate UK  expect to fund up to 5 projects.


To lead a project, you can:

  • be an organisation of any size
  • work alone or with others from business, the research base or the third sector as subcontractors

The tenderer or their representative must complete, sign and upload with your application form:

  • appendix A: declaration of non-involvement in serious organised crime form
  • appendix B: police service of Scotland security aspects form

Successful applicants must be vetted to Non-Police Personnel Vetting Standards (NPPV) Level 2. It would be beneficial if you could put forward a team that holds or has recently held NPPV Level 2.

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