Archive: 'Aug 2020' :

Specific Challenge: The challenge is to develop a scalable, reliable and cost-effective early warning system prototype to forecast and monitor vector-borne diseases in order to contribute to the prevention of outbreaks mitigating their impact on local, regional and global scales and providing support to existing elimination efforts. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), vector-borne […]

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On 8 April 2020 the Chancellor announced a £750m funding package for the VCSE sector. £310m of this funding has been set aside for VCSEs working with vulnerable people in England. £200m of this funding, the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, is being distributed by the National Lottery Community Fund. A further £90m of this has […]

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SBRI Healthcare Competition 17 – Challenge Brief Competition 17 is supported by Health Innovation Manchester and the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network. On Wednesday 15 July, we hosted a briefing webinar to provide details on the competition and the clinical challenges in this area, and to allow potential applicants to ask questions. The webinar had contributions […]

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