Funding to enable commercially inspired projects to be validated and de-risked: establishing a market need and enabling further investment to be attracted. Outcomes from this work will be validated and de-risked technology opportunities, with an established market need, subsequently attracting feasibility funding via the programme or externally. Projects should aim to bring together researchers, clinicians, patients/public and industry.

Value

Proof of Market awards costed up to £5,000 with a project duration of up to 6 months are available through this call, which fit with the award scope.

Application

To start an application for funding, contact one of our Technology Innovation Managers. Each bring unique sector and technical experience across medtech, research enterprise, manufacturing, knowledge exchange and more. Find out which of the team has experience best suited to support your project via their profiles, and get in touch for an application form.

Deadlines

Grow MedTech’s Proof of Market call is responsive mode funding and so there are no hard deadlines for submissions. Application forms are reviewed monthly and should be emailed to info@growmed.tech by the 15th of the month for review in that month’s review meeting.

You can see all deadlines for the remainder of 2019 outlined below:

Application deadline wave #412 12pm, 15 April 2019
Application deadline wave #5 12pm, 15 May 2019
Application deadline wave #6 12pm, 15 June 2019
Application deadline wave #7 12pm, 15 July 2019
Application deadline wave #8 12pm, 15 August 2019
Application deadline wave #9 12pm, 15 September 2019
Application deadline wave #10 12pm, 15 October 2019
Application deadline wave #11 12pm, 15 November 2019
Application deadline wave #12 12pm, 15 December 2019

 

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