Funding opportunity

Funding opportunity: Healthcare Impact Partnerships 2020

EPSRC invites proposals for Healthcare Impact Partnerships. This call is intended to support novel Mathematical, Engineering, ICT and Physical Sciences research that is aligned to the Healthcare Technologies theme strategy and contributes to at least one of the Healthcare Technologies Grand Challenges.

A budget of at least £6 million is available to support projects that progress previous EPSRC funded research towards generating impact in healthcare.

Assessment process

Full proposals will undergo postal peer review, followed by assessment at a prioritisation panel resulting in a rank ordered list.

Key Dates

Activity Date
Expression of Interest Deadline 10 September 2020, 16:00
Call open in Je-S 23 July 2020
Deadline for Full Proposals 22 October 2020, 16:00
Postal Peer Review October 2020 – January 2021
Funding decision March 2021
Grant start date From April 2021

Application and funding process

The application process for this call will be an Expression of Interest stage followed by invitation to submit a full proposal. Applicants must submit an Expression of Interest by the deadline stated in the timetable below. Failure to complete an Expression of Interest form will make applicants ineligible for the full proposal stage.

The Expression of Interest form can be found at the bottom of the page. The deadline for the Intent to Submit stage is 16:00 on Thursday 10 September 2020.

Additional information

Proposals must involve both clinical and business partners. Institutional letters of support are not required, however it is asked that institutions only submit the most promising applications.


Mr Matthew Weaver, Senior Portfolio Manager – Healthcare Technologies – Tel: 01793 444052

Dr Clara Morri, Portfolio Manager – Healthcare Technologies – Tel: 07849 300165

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