SBRI: Digital Regulatory Navigation Platform (Health Products) Organisations can apply for a share of £3 million, inclusive of VAT, to develop a digital regulatory navigation platform for health product innovators. Eligibility To lead a project, you can: be an organisation of any size work alone or with other organisations as subcontractors Contracts will be awarded to a single legal entity only. Closing soon Opened: 23 August 2021 Closes: 20 September 2021
Programme: Innovate Uk
This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition funded by Innovate UK.
The aim of the competition is to support proof of concept projects to develop an intuitive medical device digital regulatory navigation tool.
This is phase 1 of a potential 2 phase competition.
A decision to proceed with phase 2 will depend on the outcomes from phase 1, availability of further funding and assessment of a separate application into a subsequent phase 2 competition.
The potential phase 2 will support extended data collection and beta testing activity with end users.
Adoption and implementation of a solution from this competition would be subject to a separate, possibly competitive, procurement exercise. This competition does not cover the purchase of any solution.
In applying to this competition, you are entering into a competitive process.This competition closes at 11am UK time on the date of the deadline.
Projects can have total costs from £250,000 to £1 million inclusive of VAT.
To lead a project, you can:
Contracts will be awarded only to a single legal entity.
However, if you can justify subcontracting components of the work, you can employ specialist consultants or advisers. This work will still be the responsibility of the main contractor.
A total of up to £3 million inclusive of VAT, is allocated to this competition.
In this competition, phase 1 feasibility study R&D contracts will be awarded from £250,000 to £1 million inclusive of VAT, for each project for up to 5 months. We expect to fund up to 5 projects.
The total funding available for the competition can change. The funders have the right to:
Research and development
Your application must have at least 50% of the contract value attributed directly and exclusively to R&D services, including solution exploration and design. R&D can also include prototyping and field-testing the product or service. This lets you incorporate the results of your exploration and design and demonstrate that you can produce in quantity to acceptable quality standards.
R&D does not include:
SBRI competitions involve procurement of R&D services at a fair market value and are not subject to Subsidy Control criteria that typically apply to grant funding.