Aims/priorities: Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £2 million in stage 1 of the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) Healthy Ageing Trailblazers.
The aim of the Trailblazers is to encourage businesses and public sector led collaborations, including social enterprises, to develop and demonstrate how products, services and business models which support people as they age will be adopted at scale.
The ISCF will be looking to fund a variety of projects with priorities correlating with the seven themes of:
1. Sustaining physical activity
2. Maintaining health at work
3. Designing for age-friendly homes
4. Managing common complaints of ageing
5. Living well with cognitive impairment
6. Supporting social connections
7. Creating healthy and active places
Who can apply? Businesses and public sector led collaborations, including social enterprises Grant amount: You can apply for a grant of up to £100,000 to conduct research and develop a business plan
Application process: This is stage 1 of a 2-stage competition. For stage 1 of the competition you can apply as a single applicant. Stage 2 proposals must be collaborative.
Deadline: 27 November 2019, 12pm
Contact information: Tel: 0300 321 4357 Email: [email protected]