Funding Opportunities

Health Innovation Manchester footprint £300k funding pot


The Momentum Fund has been established to support the introduction and adoption of needs-led, evidence-based innovations into our healthcare system within the Health Innovation Manchester footprint.


This will improve the health of our citizens and also promote economic development and wealth creation through the growth of local businesses and jobs.


The Momentum Fund is specifically designed to provide funding support to help SMEs with innovative products or services accelerate progress to significant milestones.





Catch22 to support 10 start-up social enterprises with National Lottery funding to help reform public services


Social business Catch22 has been awarded £448,000 of National Lottery funding to help 10 start-up social enterprises develop their ideas for reforming public services.


The grant, awarded by the Big Lottery Fund, will give individuals and their teams the chance to work across Catch22’s London and Liverpool offices over the next two years.





£4m initiative launches to bring space technology to the NHS


Technology created for space missions could save lives on the NHS thanks to a £4m initiative.


The money from the UK Space Agency will be split up to four ways, converting technology originally made for use in space, such as for exploration and satellite communications, into medical applications.





Government announces new £20m funding to tackle loneliness


Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that charities and community groups are to get £20 million of new funding to help isolated people and those suffering from loneliness.





Future Assisted Living Technology


HACT alongside Anchor, Curo Group, Hanover and Riverside Group call on the technology sector to submit proposals for the Future of Assisted Living Technology.


The retirement living sector is looking to invest significantly in new technology that better services the needs of its residents, utilising the best of consumer technology while maintaining the level of reliability and safety existing technology offers. Currently no one product or service fits this bill and an opportunity exists for technology or solution provider to help the sector realise this goal.  


HACT is inviting technology providers to submit their proposals for solutions to meet the outcomes and challenges set out in this sector briefing paper.


The best solutions will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas at Housing 2018, the largest conference in Europe for professionals working in social housing.





Self Management Fund: Working Together to Strengthen Integration

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland is now seeking applications to the Self Management Fund: Working Together to Strengthen Integration.

The Fund will distribute £500,000 to projects that can demonstrate how they will help build the capacity for people to be the leading partner in their health and wellbeing.

Successful applicants will be expected to begin the funded projects in October 2018, and that projects should run for between 12 and 18 months.