Invention for Innovation (i4i) Product Development Awards – Call 18

Funding opportunity:

Invention for Innovation (i4i) Product Development Awards – Call 18



Funder and programme:

Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) – National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) – Invention for Innovation (i4i)

Total project costs:

No upper funding limit



Competition closes:


Product Development Awards (PDA) support any stage of the translational research and development pathway, including the clinical development of laboratory-validated technologies or interventions.

Award specifications:

  • A minimum of two organisations must be involved from either NHS Trust, Higher Education Institution or SME.
  • Lead applicants must be based in England.
  • Projects may be up to three years in duration.
  • There is no upper funding limit, but costs must be fully justified.

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