Diet and health innovation: Early stage feasibility projects


UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million for early stage feasibility projects working with one or more of the Diet and Health Open Innovation Research Club (OIRC) hubs. This funding is from BBSRC and Innovate UK.

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will work with Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to invest up to £2.5 million in innovation projects.

The aim of this competition is to support UK registered businesses and UK research organisations in the design and development of innovative food products to support sustained health and wellbeing. Projects can be focussed across the life course and are not restricted to older populations.

Your proposal must have the potential to impact the nutritional quality of food and drink products consumed by the UK population.

Your project’s total costs must be between £100,000 and £250,000.

In applying to this competition, you are entering into a competitive process.

Competition closes: Wednesday 8 May 2024 11:00am

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