Medicines Manufacturing Round 2: Challenge Fund

Funding opportunity:

Medicines Manufacturing Round 2: Challenge Fund



Funder and programme:

Innovate UK – Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF)

Project total costs (range):

£ 50,000 – £ 1,500,000




09/05/2018 (12:00 noon) [N.B. earlier posted as 09/04/2018]

Innovate UK will invest up to £10 million in innovation projects in medicines manufacturing to be funded through the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF). Projects should focus on specific technical or commercial challenges.

You must show how your project will improve the productivity, competitiveness and growth of at least one UK micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME) involved in the project.

A business must lead the project. You can carry out the project on your own or you can collaborate with others.

Projects should start by 1 September 2018 and must be completed before April 2021. It should last between 6 months and 30 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