British Heart Foundation

Translation Awards

Translation Awards aim to progress the development of novel, innovative technologies towards benefits to human cardiovascular health. The scheme supports the development of technologies with transformative potential from the proof-of-concept stage to being ready for the commercial market.

Proposals are expected to demonstrate a strong intellectual property position and a development proposition that could attract follow-on investment.

Who can apply

  • The principal investigator will be a researcher working in an established research institution in the UK.
  • Individuals or teams from commercial organisations can apply as collaborators.

Level of funding

  • Up to £750,000 with clearly defined progression milestones. Applicants should note that continued funding will be subject to the achievement of the relevant milestones.

Grant duration

  • Up to 3 years.

November 2020 round

  • Preliminary application deadline – 14th September 2020 (submit through Flexi-Grant® from January 2020)
  • Full application deadline – 14th September 2020 (submit through Flexi-Grant® from January 2020)

Applications must be received by 17:00 on the deadline date. Late submissions will not be considered. We will acknowledge receipt of your application within 48 hours and advise when you can expect the result.

https://www.bhf.org.uk/for-professionals/information-for-researchers/what-we-fund/translational-grant