UoM & GrantTree: Equity free funding for Biomedical businesses

  • 28 March 2018
  • 12.30 - 13.30
  • Bright Building
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The University of Manchester & GrantTree: Equity free funding for Biomedical and Life Sciences businesses. 

The difference between funded start-ups and scale-ups often comes down to the decision of VCs, angels and specialist financiers.

Yet one of the less well known, and often the most valuable financing options for Research and Development businesses is grant funding. Join MSP in partnership with the University of Manchester and GrantTree in exploring the realities of accessing this equity-free funding.

A series of workshops and office hours, will provide attendees with a realistic account of government funding for Biomedical and Life Sciences businesses, all designed to coincide with the major grant calls in the UK.

With the latest Biomedical Catalyst call set to be released in March and the Health & Life Sciences call set to be released in April, participants will leave with actionable advice on their eligibility for an application and the following key areas: 

What Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Partnerships really look for in your technical development.

  • What a partnership and/or consortium means; accessing larger pools of funding through collaboration.

  • What specialist expertise can be accessed through the University of Manchester and MSP.

  • What are match funding requirements.

  • How to cash flow a grant funded project.

  • How to position your project to create an effective pitch.

Who should attend:
Organisations developing innovative solutions in the following areas should consider making an application to the Biomedical Catalyst and Health & Life Sciences call:
  • Stratified medicine.

  • Advanced therapies.

  • Diagnostics.

  • Digital Health.

  • Enabling Medical Technologies and devices.

  • Agricultural productivity.

  • Food quality & sustainability.

  • Precision Medicine.

  • Preclinical Technologies.

  • Biosciences.

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