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Jul 25

Call for Applications: EPSRC Healthcare Impact Partnerships 2016/17

Katie Konyn

in News

EPSRC invites proposals for Healthcare Impact Partnerships 2016-17. A budget of £5 million is available to support projects that must progress previous EPSRC funded research towards impact within a healthcare application.

  • This call is only open to proposals which are within remit of the following themes:

    • Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
    • Novel Computational and Mathematical Sciences
    • Imaged Guided Therapies and Interventions

    Proposals should build upon existing strengths and expertise and demonstrate potential to address an unmet healthcare need and/or offer significant added value over current or alternative healthcare solutions.

    Applicants will be required to work in partnership with both clinical and business partners to progress their previous research outputs towards impact. This should be a three-way relationship, combining the existing research programme with a both business and clinical partners, in order to enable the next logical step towards healthcare impact. All partner(s) will be expected to play an active role in the design and progress of the project as well as demonstrating significant direct or in kind contributions towards the project. Projects should involve clear demonstration of clinical engagement in order to ensure the research will address an unmet clinical need.

    Anyone intending to submit a proposal to this call must register their intent to submit 16:00, 15 August 2016. Applicants that do not register their intent to submit before the deadline will be ineligible for the call. The Full Application Deadline is 22 September 2016.

    For full details on how to apply please visit the EPSRC Website.