Biomedical catalyst 2017 Funding competition (Round 2 late stage)
The Biomedical Catalyst awards fund innovative solutions to healthcare challenges. The aim of the late stage award is to test a well-developed concept and show its effectiveness in a relevant environment.
31 May 2017
They have allocated up to £12,000,000 (12 million pounds) to fund innovation projects in this competition.
For industrial research you could get:
- up to 70% of your eligible project costs if you are a micro or small business
- up to 60% if you are a medium-sized business
For experimental development projects that are nearer to market, you could get:
- up to 45% of your eligible project costs if you are a micro or small business
- up to 35% if you are a medium-sized business
Projects are expected to last from 12 to 36 months. Projects must start by 1 February 2018 and end by 1 February 2021. Total project costs are expected to range in size from £250,000 to £4,000,000.
OTHER KEY DATES
Briefing event for applicants: Tuesday 4 April 2017
Registration deadline: Midday on Wednesday 31 May 2017
Application deadline: Midday on Wednesday 7 June 2017
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).