Defence Innovation Loan
7 Years Maximum
This competition seeks to address the NHS Net-Zero target. All proposed innovations must take into account the supply chain, full product life-cycle, as well as the impact that these solutions will have on carbon emissions. Projects under the SBRI Healthcare programme, Delivering a NetZero NHS competition, should aim to develop technology-enabled solutions addressing the challenges outlined in the following categories:
SBRI Healthcare competitions are open to all organisations that can demonstrate a route to market for their solution. The SBRI Healthcare scheme is particularly suited to small and medium-sized businesses, as the contracts operate on short timescales. Developments are 100% funded and focused on specific identified needs, increasing the chance of exploitation.
Products and services benefitting the general public must be accessible without restrictions and barriers such as affordability. You must demonstrate a credible and practical route to market, so your application must include a plan to commercialise your results. Your project must:
To lead a project, you must:
Contracts will be awarded only to a single legal entity. However, if you can justify subcontracting components of the work, you can employ specialist consultants or advisers. This work will still be the responsibility of the main contractor.
If you think you might be eligible for this fund, please enquire with us.