Finance

28th February 2019

Digital health technology catalyst round 4: collaborative R&D

K businesses can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop new digital health solutions. Projects can use the services of the NICE DataLab to help with real world data. This funding is from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

  • Competition opens: Monday 11 February 2019
  • Competition closes: Wednesday 10 April 2019 12:00pm

The Digital Health Technology Catalyst (DHTC) is a £35 million fund run over 4 years as part of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.

It is a core element of the government’s plans to implement the Accelerated Access Review (AAR). It aims to address challenges the review identified in the development of digital health innovations, and to help grow the digital health sector.

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £5 million in industrial research and experimental development projects. These must develop new digital technology solutions to healthcare challenges.

You must show how your project will improve the competitiveness and productivity of at least one UK SME involved in the project.

Innovate UK has partnered with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to provide projects with real world data advisory services from DataLab. You must demonstrate in your application how these services are valuable to your project.

This competition closes at midday 12pm UK time on the deadline.

Your total eligible costs can be between £300,000 and £1 million.