NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) Challenge Awards Call 9 Open for Entries

16 April 2019

i4i Challenge Awards Call 9: Competition Opens: 17.04.19. Competition Closes: 12.06.19.

 i4i advances healthcare technologies, devices and interventions for increased patient benefit in areas of existing or emerging clinical need.

The NIHR i4i Challenge Awards Call 9 is inviting applications for the assessment of medtech innovations in healthcare settings. i4i fund collaborative R&D projects in medtech SMEs, universities and the NHS that have demonstrated proof-of-principle and have a clear pathway towards adoption and commercialisation. The aim is to de-risk projects, making them attractive to follow-on funders and investors.

The expected output is an advanced or clinically validated prototype medical device, technology or intervention. Applicants are expected to have generated experimental data to support the case for further development and illustrate technical feasibility.

To be a lead applicant on i4i application, the company must be based in England.

Find out more - click here to visit NIHR Invention for Innovation web page.