NIHR Invention for Innovation (i4i) 5th Challenge Award

The next themed call “Trauma and Critical Care” opens on 25th March with a grant deadline on 27th May 2015.

Full details of the call can be found at the link here:

The NIHR i4i Challenge Award provides funding to undertake the clinical development of technologies.  Applications must be based on a working prototype or a strong evidence base.  Deadline for submission Р27th May 2015

The funding stream considers the following:

  • R&D activities for medical devices, active implantable devices and in vitro diagnostic devices
  • A minimum of two organisations must be involved.
  • The lead organisation must be an NHS organisation or NHS service provider.
  • Lead applicants must be based in England.
  • Work packages must not include animal studies.
  • Projects must be based on a working prototype or pre-clinically validated concept.
  • Clinical utility studies must form an integral part of the project plan.