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Versus Arthritis and the Medical Technologies Innovation Knowledge Centre: Proof of Concept Funding Awards

Deadline for applications: 30th June 2020

Versus Arthritis and the IKC are offering proof of concept funding to progress research ideas with commercial potential.

The Proof of Concept Awards provide support and up to £100,000 to accelerate exciting innovations that help the lives of people with musculoskeletal conditions.

Proposals are accepted from scientists, clinicians and allied health care professionals at eligible UK institutions, and collaborations with industry are encouraged.

Applications will be judged on the clinical need, potential market opportunity and industry confidence to progress the technology to market.

Versus Arthritis is the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK. The long-standing partnership with the Medical Technologies Innovation and Knowledge Centre provides access to expertise in product development, speeding up route to market and reducing the risk of late stage failure.

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