Biomedical Catalyst 2019 Round 1: Feasibility and Primer Awards

Deadline: 3 April 2019

Applications are open for Biomedical Catalyst 2019 Round 1: Feasibility and Primer Awards to support the development of innovative healthcare products, technologies and processes. These can include:

  • disease prevention and proactive management of health and chronic conditions
  • earlier and better detection and diagnosis of disease, leading to better patient outcomes
  • tailored treatments that either change the underlying disease or offer potential cures.


  • Support is available for any life science sector or discipline, including (but not limited to):
    • medical technologies and devices
    • stratified healthcare
    • advanced therapies (gene and cell therapies)
    • digital health
    • drug discovery
    • diagnostics

Funding Information

The project’s total eligible costs must be between £50,000 and £1 million.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any UK business claiming funding must be eligible to receive state aid at the time they confirm will be awarded funding.
  • Lead applicant
    • To lead a project or work alone applicant must:
      • be a UK-registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) or a research and technology organisation (RTO)
      • be an organisation focused on life science
      • carry out their project in the UK
  • Applicants can work alone or in partnership with others (SMEs, academics or research organisations).

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via given website.

For more information, please visit

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