Funding opportunities

This is a funding notice board for those looking for assistance in their diagnostics development. This will initially host many UK based funders that fund UK and international teams, but we will be researching and adding more funders based in other countries as well. To add an opportunity, longitude [dot] prize [at] nesta [dot] org [dot] uk (please email us).
To see more funding resources, such as general databases and websites, visit our Resources page

MRC - Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme - July 18 Entry

The DPFS scheme is a key part of MRC's Translational Research Strategy and supports the translation of fundamental discoveries toward benefits to human health. It funds the pre-clinical development and early clinical testing of novel therapeutics, devices and diagnostics, including 'repurposing' of existing therapies. Individual projects can start and finish at any point along the...
diagnostics, pre-clinical development, translation
Deadline 25 July 2018

CIHR - Antimicrobial Resistance: Point of Care Diagnostics in Human Health - Phase 2

The main goal of this funding opportunity is to further facilitate and improve the development of clinically relevant point-of-care diagnostic tools in AMR that will improve rational use of antibiotics and improve clinical management. The point-of-care technology would not only permit on-site diagnoses (i.e. in the physician’s office, during ambulance transport, from patient’s residence, at the...
AMR, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Diagnostics
Duration Ongoing
Deadline 21 August 2018

EASME - SME Instrument

The SME Instrument is now part of the European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot that supports top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists with funding opportunities and acceleration services. The main focus of the EIC pilot is on radical, market-creating innovations to improve productivity and international competitiveness and generate new jobs and higher standards of living...
Small Business, Diagnostics
Duration Phase 1 should last around 6 months, Phase 2 should normally take 12 to 24 months to complete
Deadline 5 September 2018

European Research Council (ERC) Proof of Concept Grant

The funding will cover activities at the very early stage of turning research outputs into a commercial or socially valuable proposition, i.e. the initial steps of pre-competitive development.
Duration 18 Months
Deadline 11 September 2018