We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. Cookies are files stored in your browser and are used by most websites to help personalise your web experience.

By continuing to use our website without changing the settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more
For more information, go to

Medical technologies proof of concept 2018

Medical technologies innovation and knowledge centre logo  

Maximum duration: up to 2 years
Maximum costs: £100,000
Deadline: expression of interests 11 December 2017
Contact: Paul Thornhill at

What does the translational medical technologies development fund provide?

Funding is intended to develop or evaluate innovative technologies that help support individuals suffering with musculoskeletal conditions; in particular projects that develop the following:

  • Medical devices
  • orthotics
  • implantable therapeutic delivery
  • imaging.

Who can apply for funding?

Any academic, clinician and allied health care professional at a UK institution.

Collaborations with industry are strongly encouraged.

What can you apply for?

Maximum support that can be requested is £100,000.


Requested salary costs should be based on a recognised pay model or the host institution's local salary scale, including London weighting if appropriate. We must be advised of the pay model used and, where a local pay model is to be applied, a copy of the appropriate scale must be sent with the application. Annual increments must be included which should be based on the host institution's own salary scale, including London weighting if appropriate.


Those interested in learning more about the call are encouraged to read the Medical Technologies Proof of Concept Award call document.

How to apply

Expression of interest applications should be submitted by 17:00 on 11 December 2017 and sent to

For more information, go to
Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.