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SBRI: antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in humans

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Funding details
Registration opens
16 Jul 2018, 00:00
Registration closes
22 Aug 2018, 12:00
29 Aug 2018, 12:00
Up to £10 million in two simultaneous competition strands.
Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)
Support phone number
0300 321 4357

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will invest up to £10 million in two simultaneous competition strands.

Strand 1 projects must explore the scientific and technical feasibility of innovative solutions through proof of concept studies. They must focus on infection prevention and the development of new therapies and vaccines in relation to AMR.

Strand 2 projects should be technically more advanced and can include:

  • proof of concept in a model system
  • progression of a technical evaluation to the point of readiness for clinical testing
  • demonstration of effectiveness in humans, patients or the relevant environment

Strand 1 projects to last up to 12 months and have total project costs of up to £500,000 including VAT. Strand 2 projects to last between 12 and 24 months and total project costs of up to £2 million including VAT. All projects must start 1 January 2019.


Scope & Partnering Webinar, 30th July 2018, 2pm

KTN is hosting a webinar on 30th July 2018 at 2pm to provide information about the scope of the call and other relevant and useful resources allowing time for Q&A. It also aims to support participants to find partners to participate in this competition through our Meeting Mojo Online Partnering Platform.

Attendees are encouraged to make a 3-minute pitch. This is an excellent way of introducing you, your organisation, and your project ideas or technology offerings to other attendees. The deadline to apply to pitch is 17:00 UK time on Tuesday 24th July, 2018.

You can find out more about the webinar and register here.


Further information

You can find out more about his competition on the Innovate UK competition page.

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