Innovate UK and the Medical Research Council invest £12 million in healthcare solutions

It has been announced that Innovate UK and the Medical Research Council (MRC) are to invest up to £12 million in the latest round of the Biomedical Catalyst, a partnership which aims to support the most innovative life sciences opportunities regardless of the scientific approach. It also seeks to de-risk academia and industry being able to take forward innovative scientific ideas. The competition for this funding is now open and the deadline is Wednesday 11th October. The competition is open to UK micro, small and medium-sized enterprises and they are looking to support the development of innovative healthcare technologies and processes such as:

  • Disease prevention and proactive management of health and chronic conditions
  • Earlier and better detection and diagnosis of disease, leading to better patient outcomes
  • Tailored treatments that either change the underlying disease or offer potential cures

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Published on 2. August 2017 in News UK