Funding Competitions

NIHR Surgery MedTech Co-operative is working in collaboration with Grow MedTech a new Research England funded programme to support medical technology innovation and development.  Our funding competitions are split into two categories: a strategic call focussing on future unmet needs and a more reactive call focussing on the immediate needs in surgery.

For more information on the Surgical MIC funding streams, please download this guide.

 


Surgical MIC Proof-of-Concept/Principle Funding 

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Surgical MIC Incubator Packages 

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS TO SURGICAL MIC FUNDING

TBA

 

How to apply for unmet needs and incubator packages

Please return completed applications to surgicalmic@leeds.ac.uk

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Other funding opportunities

The following are links to other funding streams that are suitable for joint applications with the NIHR Surgical MIC.  We advise all potential applicants to discuss their potential applications well in advance of the application deadline.

 

Grow MedTech is inviting applications for Proof of Market, Proof of Feasibility and Proof of Concept projects from academic led teams at Grow MedTech partner institutions – Funding details available here

 

COVID-19 Rapid Response Rolling Call – open call

Defence and Security Accelerator: Open Competition COVID-19 – Rapid Sanitising Technology. Deadline: rolling deadline

Open Call for Proposals “Space helping UK on COVID-19 and other pandemics”

NIHR-BHF Cardiovascular Partnership framework for Covid-19 research

CR-UK Early Detection and Diagnosis Primer Award – 18 March 2021

UKRI Developmental pathway funding scheme: Mar 2021 – 24 March 2021

Artificial Intelligence and Racial and Ethnic Inequalities in Health and Care call – 21 April 2021

SBRI Healthcare Cancer Programme: Competition 1 – 21 April 2021

BBSRC collaborative training partnerships – 05 May 2021

NIHR HTA researcher-led open call – 05 May 2021

NIHR i4i Product Development Awards (PDA) – 9 June 2021

NIHR i4i Challenge Awards – 10 June 2021

Better methods, better research: Jun 2021 – 17 June 2021

UKRI Developmental pathway funding scheme – 21 July 2021

NIHR i4i Connect Call #5 – 14 September 2021

MRC career development award: Sep 2021 – 15 September 2021

NIHR AI Award – end of September (TBC)

Better methods, better research: Nov 2021 – 11  November 2021

UKRI Developmental pathway funding scheme – 24 November 2021

Innovator Awards – no time limits

Healthcare Technologies: Call for Investigator-led Research Projects – no deadline

British Heart Foundation New Horizons Grants – no deadline


Pancreatic Cancer Scotland – Pump-priming research grants
no time limits

Ad-Venture Grant Funding for SMEs

Macmillan research grants scheme