NIHR i4i Product Development Awards Call 14

On April 26th 2017, NIHR launched the 14th call of its i4i Product Development Awards.

i4i (Invention for Innovation) is a translational funding scheme which advances healthcare technologies, devices and interventions for increased patient benefit in areas of existing or emerging clinical need. The scheme funds collaborative R&D projects in medtech SMEs, universities and the NHS that demonstrate proof-of-principle and have a clear pathway towards adoption and commercialisation.

To apply for the Product Development Award, the following requirements must be met:

  • Any R&D activities must be within scope.
  • A minimum of two organisations must be involved from either NHS Trusts, HEI or SME.
  • Lead applicants must be based in England.
  • Work packages must not include animal studies.
  • Projects must have progressed beyond basic research and have demonstrated proof-of-concept.

Details of the call can be found below:

Stage 1 Launch                            26 April 2017

Stage 1 Deadline                           7 June 2017

Stage 2 Launch                          2 August 2017

Stage 2 Deadline                 27 September 2017

Panel Meetings              w/c 27 November 2017

More information about the i4i Programme and the Product Development Award can also be found here.

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