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11th May 2023

Pilot accelerators launched to support the development of early-stage health and life science innovation in the UK

The Biomedical Catalyst is Innovate UK’s flagship grant funding mechanism, enabling small and medium sized businesses to test and develop innovative health and care solutions across life sciences, including therapeutics, medical devices, and digital health.

By awarding grants to UK-based businesses of varying stages of development, Innovate UK enable them to develop innovative healthcare solutions, secure investment and speed up bringing new products to market.

Innovate UK are pleased to announce our pilot accelerators, in collaboration with the Medical Research Council, which will allow spinouts, start-ups, and entrepreneurial minded academics to test their ideas and develop concepts with support from key stakeholders from the innovation ecosystem.

The Biomedical Catalyst pilot accelerators will focus on four key themes: Children’s health, FemTech, Microbials and Neurotech, each with their own programme of support from the service providers.

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