Research Councils

Research Councils

EPSRC diagnostics, prosthetics and orthotics to tackle health challenges in developing countries

Title / area of focus: This call is supported through the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) Global Challenges Research Fund.  The aim is to support a leading international programme of research, centred on innovative healthcare technologies, to tackle the challenges faced by developing countries.  Proposals must address one of the following two priority areas to be considered through this call:

  • Low cost, rapid, point of care imaging and diagnostic technologies
  • Affordable prosthetics and orthotics.

Appropriate collaborators in one or more LMICs are a mandatory requirement for proposals submitted through this call.  Collaborators may be academic researchers and / or research users.

Up to £7.5 million is available from EPSRC for this call to support 6-8 research projects.

Deadline for proposals: 16:00 on Thursday 20 April 2017

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