Digitalisation of Medicines Manufacturing: Challenge Fund

Funding opportunity:

Digitalisation of Medicines Manufacturing: Challenge Fund



Funder and programme:

Innovate UK – Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF)

Project total costs (range):

£ 2,000,000 – £ 4,000,000



Registration closes:

03/10/2018 (12:00 noon)

Competition closes:

10/10/2018 (12:00 noon)

UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £8 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund for capital projects to improve medicines manufacturing.

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £8 million in capital infrastructure innovation projects. This is to enable existing medicines manufacturing operations to improve their scope, efficiency and effectiveness through the application of digitally-enabled technology.

The proposals should justify any future improvements and the reason for selecting the specific enhancement that you are planning.

Single or collaborative applications are welcome. Projects can be led by a business of any size.

Projects must start by 1 January 2019 and end by 31 March 2019. They can last between 3 and 4 months.

MSC R&D can help your business develop by supporting you in:
• Identification of appropriate grants and competition calls for proposals
• Partner search for collaborative Research & Innovation
• Bid writing
• Project management
• Audit compliance
• Commercialisation
• Business Planning
• Market Intelligence reports

If you want help with any of these opportunities, please CONTACT us on 0114 230 8401 or email