Funding competition - Precision medicine technologies: shaping the future

01 June 2018

UK businesses and research technology organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million to develop precision medicine technologies.

• Competition opens: Monday 14 May 2018
• Competition closes: Wednesday 11 July 2018 12:00pm

Innovate UK will invest up to £5 million in innovation projects to support the development of precision medicine (PM) technologies.

Applications can be for either feasibility study projects or industrial research and experimental development projects, although projects may have work packages in different research categories if necessary.
You must explain clearly how your proposed technology will advance precision medicine.

Funding type 

Project size
Feasibility study projects: total project costs of up to £100,000 and last up to 12 months. Industrial research and experimental development: total costs up to £2 million and last up to 24 months. Projects must start by 1 November 2018.

Who can apply
All projects must involve at least one UK based business.

Feasibility study projects must be led by a UK based business either:
• working alone or
• working with other businesses or research organisations

Research and development projects must:
• be collaborative and led by a UK based business of any size or research and technology organisation (RTO)
• include at least one other grant-claiming organisation, such as an NHS organisation, another healthcare provider, a business, a Catapult or other research technology organisation, a research base or a third-sector organisation

Your proposal
The aim of this competition is to support the commercial development of precision medicine (PM) technologies.

For more information and to find out how you can apply, please click here.