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Sam King

Innovate UK, Research Councils UK (RCUK) and the Malaysia Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT) are to invest up to £14.4 million in collaborative research and development projects to stimulate innovation in response to Malaysia’s urbanisation challenges.

The aim of the competition is to bring together companies (small-to-medium-sized companies and/or larger businesses), research and technology organisations, academics, public sector bodies and charities from Malaysia and the UK for the joint industrial research to develop innovative products, processes or services that meet critical challenges existing within the following five sectors:

  •  health well-being
  • improving environmental resilience and energy security
  • future cities
  • agritech (used to solve explicit urban food and nutrition issues)
  • digital, innovation and creativity

Registration for the competition closes on 30th September 2015 (12:00) and applications must be submitted by 7th October 2015 (12:00).

Further details on the Innovate UK website.


Health Foundation – Behavioural Insights Research Programme announced

Health Foundation logo

The Health Foundation have announced a new Behavioural Insights Research Programme aims to support research over a two to three year timeframe that designs, tests and evaluates behavioural interventions that can improve efficiency and reduce waste in health care services in the UK: Open call for original research on behavioural interventions in health care. £1…

Health Technology Assessment Programme – National Institute for Health Research

National Institute for Health Research

The latest Programme bulletin highlights the latest funding opportunities and news. Coming up soon: Workshop – How to be a good Chief Investigator, 19th September 2015, London. This is a free one day training event for newly funded Chief Investigators on randomised clinical trials. Deadline for applications: 17th July 2015 at 4:00pm. Submit your research…

Update on EU health funding and policy

If you are interested in EU health policy and funding, there have been a few recent announcements which might be of interest: A report from the recent European Summit on Innovation for Active and Healthy Ageing has been published. You can also check out the presentations from the eHealth Week held in Riga as part…

Sam King

The Health Foundation have £1.5m available for up to 20 teams to test and develop innovative ideas and approaches to improving health care delivery in the UK.

Closing date – 10 February. See their website for details.


Sam King

Academics, members of the public, policy makers and health professionals are invited to make suggestions on potential research that could improve the health of the nation.

To submit your idea go to the NIHR website.