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Medical technologies proof of concept awards open for application

Published on 25 October 2017

Expressions of interest for our third round of medical technologies proof of concept awards are now being accepted with a deadline of 5pm, 11 December 2017.

For a third year, we've joined forces with the Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre to offer funding and project management support to progress research ideas with commercial potential.

Funding is intended to develop or evaluate innovative technologies that address musculoskeletal conditions; in particular projects that develop the following:

  • medical devices
  • implantable therapeutics
  • imaging
  • orthotics

Any academic, clinician or allied health care professional at an eligible UK institution can apply. Collaborations with industry are welcomed. Maximum support that can be requested is £100,000.

Expression of interest forms should be sent to

For more information contact the research department on or 0300 7900 403.

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