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An exciting Grant Funding Opportunity: Biomedical Catalyst 2022 Round 2: Industry-led R&D

UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £25 million to develop innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges. This funding is from Innovate UK. 

  • Competition opens: Monday 15 August 2022 
  • Competition closes: Wednesday 12 October 2022 11:00am 

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation is to invest up to £25 million in projects to support UK registered businesses to develop innovative solutions to address significant health or healthcare challenges. 

Your project can focus on:

  • disease prevention and proactive management of health and chronic conditions 
  • earlier and better detection and diagnosis of disease, leading to better patient outcomes 
  • tailored treatments that either change the underlying disease or offer potential cures 
  • transforming the delivery of healthcare 

This list is not exhaustive.  

The industry led research and development (R&D) stream of the Biomedical Catalyst programme supports pre-market R&D projects. Applicants must be able to demonstrate existing evidence of commercial and technical feasibility. 


Your project must: 

  • have total project costs between £150,000 and £4 million 
  • not exceed a grant request of £2 million 
  • have at least 50% of the total project costs shared by the SMEs, if collaborative 
  • start by 1 May 2023 
  • end by 30 April 2026 
  • last between 6 months and 36 months 
  • carry out all of its project work in the UK 
  • intend to exploit the results from or in the UK 

Biomedical Catalyst 2022 Round 2: Industry-led R&D


Our support 

We have an experienced and skilled team of grant writers with a strong track record of successful applications, and we offer our services to help you with: 

  • The registration for the grantor portal 
  • Full application and appendixes completion and upload 
  • Financial costs definition and justification 

If interested in our service, please contact [email protected] by the 15th of September.