The HealthTech and Medicines KTN would like to draw your attention to two funding calls with relevance for our sector.
1. Technology Inspired Innovation
This call is open to small companies only, working either singly or in collaboration with one partner. Projects can last up to 4 months and are eligible for grants of up to £25,000. We would particularly like to draw your attention to the scope for medical biotechnology:
In scope for medical biotechnology:
Novel technologies or approaches to enable improvements in discovery, characterisation and bioprocessing
technologies to enhance the complex formulation of biologically derived products
The call is open from March 1st and you can download the full call document here
or please contact the KTN team for further information.
2. Sustainable manufacturing for the process industry
This covers both Collaborative R+D and feasability studies. Both Pharmaceutical and Biotech is in scope for this call. The KTN draws your attention to the following areas of scope:
Changing from batch to continuous processing
Process Measurement and Analysis
Call is open from 27 February 2012 and you can download the full call document here. Please contact the KTN team for further information