The Long-range Research Initiative (LRI) programme of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic) is now accepting grant applications to carry out research in the following areas: LRI-B22: Human Exposure Assessment Framework for Complex Substances LRI-B23: Optimizing the benefit of REACH worker exposure assessments: ensuring meaningful health risk communication LRI-C8: Assessing the repeatability of metabolomics within …

by Heather Smith

From Friday 14 June to  Thursday 27 June 2019 IMI held webinars on IMI2 – Call 18 & 19. All webinars on the Call topics featured a presentation by the EFPIA topic coordinator and time for questions and answers. The webinars represented an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Call topics, interact directly with the topic coordinators, …

by Heather Smith

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition with funding provided by the GovTech Catalyst for Torfaen County borough council. The aim of the competition is to develop data and digital technology to deliver better adult social care. The overall programme will be delivered over 2 phases. This is phase 1 of a potential 2-phase competition. …

by Heather Smith

Andy Bleaden, Director Ecosystem Development for ECHAlliance, comments:  We publish these here in our newsletter and online a month after we sent them directly to our members earlier in May. Many of those opportunities have deadlines which have now passed but you may still be interested in these last few that are still open from …

by Heather Smith

Overview of the Competitive Start Fund The purpose of the Competitive Start Fund is to accelerate the growth of start-up companies that have the capacity to succeed in global markets. The fund is designed to enable those companies to reach key technical and commercial milestones. Applicants to the fund should ideally be able to demonstrate …

by Heather Smith

A twinning scheme that supports digital transformation in Europe! DigitalHealthEurope is funding a twinning scheme that supports the Digital Single Market’s three priorities for the Digital Health and Care Innovation initiative: citizens’ secure access to and sharing of health data across borders better data to advance research, disease prevention and personalised health and care digital …

by Heather Smith

The Bright Ideas in Health Awards is now celebrating its sixteenth year. The Awards are organised by The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC). The Awards celebrate the achievements of individuals and teams working within the NHS, industry and academia, who have risen to the challenge of telling …

by Heather Smith

Who can submit? Early-stage start-ups from around the globe (not older than 8 years and with less than 3 million Euros funding). What we look for? We are looking for start-ups with innovative ideas and solutions related to the patients’ future in a digitalized healthcare system, according to the motto of FXH 2019 ‘The digital (r)evolution – …

by Heather Smith

Organisations can apply for a share of £240,000, including VAT, to develop an innovative AI solution for radiological diagnosis of fractures of upper and/or lower limbs. Competition opens: Monday 20 May 2019 Registration closes: Wednesday 24 July 2019 12:00pm Description This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by Opportunity North East and NHS Scotland. Successful applicants will receive …

by Heather Smith

SMEs can apply for a share of £1.5 million to support the evaluation of innovative medical devices, diagnostics and regulated digital health products. Competition opens: Tuesday 23 April 2019 Competition closes: Wednesday 3 July 2019 12:00pm Description The Office for Life Sciences (OLS) will work with Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest …

by Heather Smith