Health Innovation Challenge Fund - Last chance to apply under the current areas of interest

31 Jul 2013 | Network Updates

The Health Innovation Challenge Fund (HICF), a joint funding initiative between the Wellcome Trust and the Department of Health.

HICF aims to stimulate the creation of innovative healthcare products, technologies and interventions, and facilitate their development for the benefit of patients in the NHS and beyond.

With this current call, quality applications from UK-based researchers from both academia and companies are invited in five theme areas:

  • Clinical applications of genetics
  • Early detection and diagnosis of chronic illness or long-term conditions
  • Minimising the impact of trauma and serious injury
  • Informing clinical management through software-based analysis of complex datasets
  • Repurposing of medicines and medical devices.

Preliminary applications are invited in each of these categories until 2 September 2013.

This is the last chance to apply under the current areas of interest.

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