Manufacturing Readiness and Scale Up of Genomic Analysis Technologies

Funding opportunity:

Manufacturing Readiness and Scale Up of Genomic Analysis Technologies



Funder and programme:

Innovate UK – Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF)

Project total costs:

Up to £ 10,000,000 (up to 50% maximum funding)



Registration closes:

11/07/2018 (12:00 noon)

Competition closes:

18/07/2018 (12:00 noon)

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £5 million in innovation projects. This is to increase the UK commercial capacity to manufacture real time or rapid genomic analysis equipment such as high throughput nucleic acid sequencing.

A business must lead and can carry out the project on their own or in collaboration with others (businesses, research organisations, Catapults, or academia).

The grant must be claimed before 31 March 2019.

The investment will be funded under the government’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) from data to early diagnostics and precision medicine.

Your project’s total costs should be up to £10 million. Projects must start in October 2018 and end by 31 March 2019. Projects should last 3 to 5 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