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Medicines manufacturing round 1: challenge fund

Funding details
Registration opens
04 Sep 2017, 00:00
Registration closes
01 Nov 2017, 12:00
01 Nov 2017, 12:00
Feasibility: total project costs of £50,000 to £100,000. Industrial research and experimental development: total project costs of up to £2 million.
Innovate UK
Support phone number
0300 321 4357

Innovate UK is to invest up to £15 million in innovation projects in medicines manufacturing to be funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund. Projects should focus on identified technical or commercial challenges. There are 2 parts to this competition:

1.Feasibility projects (£50,000-100,000 of funding per project)

2.Industrial research and experimental development projects (up to £2m per project).

You must start your projects by 1 February 2018.

You must show how your project will improve the productivity, competitiveness and growth for at least one UK small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) involved in the project.

Feasibility studies:
total project costs must range in size from £50,000 to £100,000;
projects can be from a single SME or you can work with other businesses or research organisations;
you must complete your project within one year.

Industrial research and experimental development:
total project costs must must be up to £2 million;
projects must be collaborative and include at least 2 grant-claiming organisations;
you must complete your project within 3 years.

There will be a briefing event in Manchester on 13th September 2017  for interested parties.

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