Biomedical Catalyst

Key features: The Biomedical Catalyst offers funding to support the development of innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes. There are four competitions: Feasbility Studies; Primer; Early and Late Stage. These cover all stages of R&D up to early clinical trials.

Programme: Grants to support projects costing from £50,000 up to £4m for projects that may be either single partner or collaborative.

Award: Up to 70% of eligible project costs

Opens: 21 January 2019

Registration closes: No deadline

Closes: 3 April 2019

Support phone number: 114 236 4457

The Biomedical Catalyst offers funding to support the development of innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes. There are four competitions: Feasibility Studies; Primer; Early and Late Stage. These cover all stages of R&D up to early clinical trials.
 
To support SMEs who are developing innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes.
 
Funding
 
Grants to support projects costing from £50,000 up to £4m for projects that may be either single partner or collaborative.
 
Up to 70% of eligible project costs, maximum project size £4m. Larger companies with closer to market projects attract a lower funding rate.
 
Scope
 
Projects must be led by a UK registered SME or research and technology organisation, focused on life science. Activities can include: reviewing research evidence; assessing business opportunities; assessing and protecting intellectual property; experimental studies; demonstration in vitro and in vivo'; prototyping; developing regulatory strategy; exploring production strategies; demonstrating utility and efficacy; stage 1 and 2 clinical trials
 
Out of scope
 
Projects lacking sufficient innovation, marketing, generic production, biomarker and lead discovery.

How can we help?

We have an expert team who specialise in applying for, and securing funding on behalf of businesses. The success criteria for funding is often complex; engaging a specialist team significantly increases your chance of obtaining funding. If you would like to discuss your eligibility, or apply for this funding, contact us at your earliest opportunity.

We continually appraise the market to source the most appropriate funding available to meet our clients’ requirements.  There are numerous opportunities currently available, spanning a range of industries and topics. If you would like to explore the funding available, call us today to speak to a member of the team and to find out how your business could benefit.