The NIHR’s HealthTech Research Centres call is backed by £45 million
- The HealthTech Research Centres call updates the Med Tech and In Vitro Diagnostic Cooperative scheme to include all health-tech innovations
- Applicants should demonstrate the strength and track record of the team behind the bid
- The NIHR is open to new collaborations for this call
- Make sure the proposal responds to the current needs of patients and the healthcare system, not academic matters of concern
With a total of £45 million available for successful applicants, the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) has launched a call for HealthTech Research Centres (HRCs). Each centre will aim to catalyse the development and adoption within the NHS of health-tech innovations, which may include medical devices, diagnostics and artificial intelligence.