Wellcome Trust—Healthcare Innovator Awards

These awards support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health.  

Researchers can work in any scientific discipline, including a discipline outside life sciences, and can work on any type of technology. Examples of technologies include: 

  • therapeutics (small molecules or biologics) 
  • vaccines 
  • devices 
  • diagnostics 
  • digital technologies 
  • regenerative medicine. 

The work proposed must be essential for developing the healthcare innovation. 

Deadline: Rolling, applications can be submitted online at any time. Shortlisting meetings happen every three months. 

Dollar Amount: Up to £500,000, or up to £750,000 for multidisciplinary collaborations 

Eligibility: Individuals and teams from not-for-profit and commercial organisations can apply. Wellcome particularly encourage proposals from multidisciplinary collaborations within or between organisations. 

Full RFP: https://wellcome.ac.uk/grant-funding/schemes/innovator-awards 

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