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

Consortia of UK businesses and research organisations can apply for ‘seed corn’ funding of up to £50,000 to develop full applications for wave 2 of the UKRI Strength in Places Fund. Competition opens: Monday 3 June 2019 Competition closes: Wednesday 9 October 2019 12:00pm Description Consortia of UK businesses and publicly funded research organisations can apply for …

by Heather Smith

The aim of this call is to expand and strengthen the existing network of Intermediary Organisations (IOs) which act as local contact points for newly established entrepreneurs as well as experienced entrepreneurs in the participating countries. IOs will be selected to implement the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme at local level. They will, in particular, …

by Heather Smith

Topic Description Scope: Target groups of this topic are professional organisations and other stakeholders, such as healthcare systems and institutions Deadline: 10 September 2019 17:00:00 Brussels time Background and purpose of the call: The proposed action should consider activities focused on the implementation of the EU guidelines on the prudent use of antimicrobials in human …

by Heather Smith

Topic Description Scope: The target groups for this topic are aproved ERNs not yet receiving grants for registries. Deadline:    10 September 2019 17:00:00 Brussels time Background and purpose of the call: The proposed action aims to support the development of rare disease (RD) registries for the European Reference Networks (ERNs). Patient registries and databases constitute …

by Heather Smith