Precision medicine programme in South Africa Funding competition

Precision medicine programme in South Africa Funding competition

This is a competition that provides an opportunity for United Kingdom based businesses to work with Brazilian partners on innovative urban development solutions in Brazil.

The aim of the competition is to encourage innovative partnerships between the UK and South Africa. It is being funded by Innovate UK and the South African Medical Research Council and is being administered by the Newton Fund.




10 May 2017


Innovate UK is to invest up to £1,500,000 (one and a half million pounds) in precision medicine projects that develop affordable gene-based diagnostics for non-communicable diseases and child health.


Competition opens:Monday 30 January 2017
Briefing event for applicants:Friday 3 February 2017
Partnering webinar for applicants:Thursday 6 April 2017
Registration deadline:Midday Wednesday 10 May 2017
Application deadline:Midday Wednesday 17 May 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).

Multiple host countries may mean that no travel is required.

Credit: Precision medicine programme in South Africa Funding competition 


Date Added: 2 Apr 2017

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