UK-South Korea Digital Health CRD
Up to £750k
Innovate UK and the Medical Research Council (MRC), part of UK Research and Innovation, will work with the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) to invest up to £3 million in innovation projects.
The aim of this competition is to fund business-led, collaborative research and development (CR&D) projects. Projects must aim to deliver economic, knowledge and health benefit through industrial innovation and academic collaboration in the area of Digital Health for the UK and South Korea.
Projects must meet the stated requirements of MRC and Innovate UK as set out in this brief and that of the Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) as set out in their published brief.
Your project must demonstrate:
Your project must focus on digital health. This may include digital tools, technologies, and solutions to improve health. These technologies include a wide range of devices, software, and platforms that leverage digital and mobile technologies.
Examples of areas of focus include:
This list is not meant to be exhaustive. Any digital health project must align with Innovate UK, MRC and KHIDI remits.
Innovate UK will not fund projects that:
Your project must:
UK project partners must carry out the majority of their project work in the UK and intend to exploit the results from or in the UK. The consortium must include at least two eligible organisations registered in South Korea that are separate, non-linked entities.
Your South Korean partners will not receive any of this UK competition funding. South Korean partners will be funded by KHIDI. South Korean partners must be separately listed in the application to KHIDI. Only UK-registered partners must be listed in the Project Partner section of this application.
For industrial research projects, you could get funding for your eligible project costs of:
South Korean counterparts must apply to Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) for a matched amount of funding for the South Korean component of the project. The South Korean component of the project cannot be used for any of the project costs in your UK application. Successful South Korean partners will be funded by KHIDI.