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Digital health technology catalyst 2017 round 1


Innovate UK is to invest up to £8 million in projects that develop new digital technology solutions to healthcare challenges.

Projects must focus on the development of digital health or digitally-enabled medical technologies. They must have the potential to achieve one or more of the following:

  • improve patient outcomes
  • transform healthcare delivery
  • enable more efficient delivery of healthcare

You may design technologies for use in clinical or non-clinical everyday settings.

An SME must lead the project. Feasibility projects can be from an SME working alone or in collaboration.


Industrial research and experimental development projects must be collaborative and work with at least one other grant-claiming partner (NHS, other healthcare providers, other businesses, Catapults such as the Digital Catapult or other research technology organisation, research base or third sector). We recommend that you collaborate with the NHS on any industrial research or experimental development project where appropriate.

You must show how your project will improve the competitiveness and productivity for at least one UK SME involved in the project.


For further information, eligibility, scope, dates and information on how to apply please visit Innovate UK website here.