Innovative technologies: Nucleic acid medicines manufacture Rd 2
£100k - £2m
Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £5 million in innovation projects.
These will be to develop and commercialise innovative solutions for the manufacturing of nucleic acid medicines.
The aim of this competition is to improve the resource efficiency, productivity and scalability of the manufacture of nucleic acid medicines in the UK.
Innovate UK’s objective is to stimulate the development and implementation of innovative technologies to improve resource efficiency, productivity and ability to manufacture nucleic acid medicine. This must allow for growth at scale including, but not limited to, emerging products targeting large patient populations.
Your project must be focused on the manufacturing of active nucleic acid medicines, either the ingredients or formulated products. You must be able to demonstrate an improvement in resource efficiency, productivity or throughput as compared with current manufacturing technology, utilising a recognised metric, for example, with process mass intensity.
The nucleic acid medicines in scope for this competition include but are not limited to:
Your project must focus on one or more of the following:
Innovate UK will not fund projects that are:
Your project must:
To lead a project your organisation must:
To collaborate with the lead, your organisation must be one of the following UK registered:
Your project can include partners that do not receive any of this competition’s funding, for example, non-UK businesses. Their costs will count towards the total project costs.
Up to £5 million has been allocated to fund innovation projects in this competition. Funding will be in the form of a grant.
If your organisation’s work on the project is commercial or economic, your funding request must not exceed the limits below. These limits apply even if your organisation normally acts non-economically but for the purpose of this project will be undertaking commercial or economic activity.
For feasibility studies and industrial research projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
For experimental development projects which are nearer to market, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of: