Funding Calls

Transformative Healthcare Technologies for 2050 (call pre-announcement and information day)

EPSRC will shortly be inviting outline proposals for Transformative Healthcare Technologies for 2050, and will be holding an information day for this call on 27 March 2019 in Birmingham (please note registration of interest for the information day closes on 21/2/19).

Call opens: March 2019

Funding Available: Up to £25 million will be available from EPSRC for this call, and we expect to fund four to six projects.

How to apply: Outline followed by full proposal.

Assessment Process: Anonymous outlines will be assessed and prioritised by an expert panel. Invited full proposals will undergo postal peer review, followed by assessment at an interview panel resulting in a rank ordered list.

Outline required by: May 2019

We particularly welcome projects and collaborations which address underrepresented parts of our portfolio and the two Healthcare Technologies Grand ChallengesTransforming Community Health and Care and Frontiers of Physical Intervention. It is expected there may be research cross over with other Grand Challenges. Proposals focusing primarily on the other Grand Challenges will not be accepted.

We are looking for applications that do not just consider health treatment but also homecare, prevention and wellbeing with the overall goal of keeping people physically and mentally healthy. EPSRC encourages new ideas, thinking and collaborations, in areas currently underrepresented in our portfolio, to address what could be routine in the NHS in 30 years’ time. We are keen to develop and help realise the potential of:

  • Next-generation digital healthcare systems
  • Engineering healthier environments where people live and work
  • Future affordable and inclusive healthcare solutions
  • Technologies to improve healthcare treatment

This page provides information on how to submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) to attend the information day: