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 Funding Resources page

Wellcome Trust - Innovator Awards

Innovator Awards are open to researchers who are developing healthcare innovations that could have a major and measurable impact on human health. Diagnostics is one of the focus areas.
Duration 24
Deadline No fixed deadline

EIC Fast Track to Innovation (FTI)

EIC FET Open supports the early-stages of the science and technology research and innovation around new ideas towards radically new future technologies.
Small Business
Duration 6 months
Deadline Proposals can be submitted at any time during the three-year programme following three cut-off dates in 2018: 21 February 2018, 31 May 2018 and 23 October 2018 (17:00 Brussels time). Cut-off dates for 2019 and 2020 are in the Horizon 2020 World Programme.

NIHR - i4i Connect

i4i Connect is aimed at SMEs in need of a funding boost to reach the next stage in the development pathway or to support projects at any stage of the translational research and development pathway to further de-risk them for follow on investment. Research and development of medical devices, active implantable devices and in vitro diagnostic devices as defined by the relevant EU directives, across...
Deadline TBA

Scottish Enterprise - High-growth Spinout Programme

Our High-Growth Spinout Programme supports the pre-commercialisation of leading-edge technologies emerging from Scotland's universities, research institutes and NHS Boards. To apply for High-Growth Spinout Programme Support you must have, the potential to create a Scottish company that could achieve a £5 million turnover or a commercial investment of £10 million within five years, with...
Ideation, Technology, Proof-of-concept
Duration Up to 36 Months
Deadline TBC