Technology Strategy Board and Medical Research Council programme to offer SME's and academia access to funding for developing ideas. The funding was announced by David Cameron in the Life sciences strategy in December 2011. This is an excellent opportunity for members to have access to government funding for development of new in vitro diagnostics.
Three different awards are available
Feasibility award - £150k available up to 75% funded
Early Stage award - £2.4m available up to 50% funded
Late stage award - £2.4m available up to 50% funded
Further information for registration and application for funding can be found here
Presentations and a webinar of the briefing meeting in London on 17th Mayis available here
Please contact BIVDA if you would like further information about this exciting opportunity