Funding Information

For the latest KTN update on Health and funding, you can view it here.

DWP - Wellbeing and Work Trials - Group Work.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have launched an Invitation to Tender for Group Work contracts in five contract package areas:
    • Avon, Severn and Thames
    • Durham and Tees Valley
    • Mercia
    • Merseyside
    • Midlandshires
This is an open competition, and full details can be found here.
Efficiency Research Programme
Is now open applications.  The Efficiency Research Programme is an open call for innovative research ideas into system efficiency and sustainability in health and social care. Between £250,000 and £500,000 is available for three to five experienced research teams for projects completed over three to five years. Deadline for applications: Thursday 28 July 2016.  See the full details here.
NHS Innovation Accelerator- 2016 call now open!
This year the NHS Innovation Accelerator are recruiting up to 8 Fellows with ready to scale, evidence based innovations that address one of the three following challenges:
  • Prevention
  • Earlier intervention
  • Long term condition management.
Details about the call, the information events and how to apply can be viewed here.  Deadline for applications is the 01 August 2016.
Innovate UK: Open funding competition
Innovate UK is to invest up to £15 million in innovative R&D projects. These projects are designed to help businesses develop new products, processes and services with commercial potential. The aim is to enhance UK competitiveness, growth and improve national productivity.  For full details including deadlines click here.

Additive manufacturing innovation: apply for funding
Innovate UK is investing up to £4.5 million in industrial research projects that will stimulate innovation in additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing.  Additive manufacturing is a well-established tool for rapid prototyping and tooling. It can provide direct production of end-use components and consumer goods. These can be in a wide variety of global market sectors – from medical devices to aerospace.
  • the competition opens on 23 May 2016
  • applicants must register before noon on 20 July 2016
  • a UK-based business must lead the project and work with at least one other business
  • businesses could receive up to 70% of their project costs for industrial research
  • we expect projects to last between 1 and 3 years
  • we expect total eligible project costs for each project to be between £500,000 and £1.5 million