Starworks – funding for child prosthetics

In addition to the workshop series to identify problems and develop innovative child prosthetic solutions, Devices for Dignity’s Starworks programme has announced up to £50,000 funding is being made available to develop solutions that address unmet needs to help improve outcomes delivered to children and families within the child prosthetic arena.

The call is open to organisations from academia, industry and the NHS (a minimum of two organisations from the different sectors should be involved) and it is expected that each project will have a close interface with children and families.

Key dates

  • Competition launch: 22nd September 2017
  • Deadline for submissions: 12 noon, 27th October 2017
  • Interview panel: November 2017
  • Successful applications announced: December 2017
  • Projects begin: February 2018

How to apply

  • Go to the Innovation Manager Competition portal: http://fundingcalls.innovationmanager.uk/
  • This is a multi-competition portal. Once you have registered, navigate to the Starworks PoC funding competition.
  • The portal will contain the key documents required for the call.
  • All submissions must be submitted through the portal.

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