“The Invention for Innovation (i4i) programme is a translational research funding scheme aimed at de-risking early-to-late stage medical devices, in vitro diagnostics and high-impact patient-focused digital health technologies for ultimate NHS use.“
The NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) programme invites proposals to Call 25 of its researcher-led Product Development Awards (PDA). PDAs fund the development of disruptive early-stage medical technologies that address existing or emerging healthcare needs. They support translational projects developing medical devices, in vitro diagnostics and digital health technologies that are patient-focused and for ultimate NHS use.
- Projects can be led by small-to-medium-sized enterprises (SME), NHS providers or higher education institutions (HEIs).
- Projects must be collaborative between any two of the eligible types of organisation.
- Projects can last a minimum of 24 months and a maximum of 36 months.
- The lead organisation must be registered in England.
The deadline for this call is on 7 December (13:00 BST).
Please complete and submit your application on the Research Management System (RMS). Please note that the RMS is the only mode of submission.