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Invention for Innovation – PDA Call 22 Stage 2 Minutes Committee B

Published

10 January 2022

Version

1.0 - January 2022

Contents

Minutes of the Invention for Innovation (i4i) Programme Committee B Meeting to discuss applications to Product Development Awards Call 22 Stage 2.

Date and Location

Meeting held on Wednesday 24 November 2022 via Zoom virtual meeting.

In attendance

Mr Charles Spicer (Chair)
Professor David Hawkes (Deputy Chair)
Mr Vadim Alexandre
Professor Philip Breedon
Professor Enitan Carrol
Mr Mark Campbell
Professor Fiona Denison
Miss Helen George
Professor Liam Grover
Ms Emma Palmer-Foster
Professor Paul Leeson
Professor LucaMarciani
Ms Bishara Mohamud
Ms Jo Smart
Professor Sarah Stapley

NIHR CCF i4i Secretariat

Professor Mike Lewis (Programme Director)
Dr Ruth Nebauer (Assistant Director)
Dr Fanny Burrows
Dr Silvana Cossins
Dr Michelle Edye
Dr Aayesha Hassan
Ms Ami Hodges
Dr Caterina Lombardo
Mrs Paula Milton
Miss Deimante Normantaite
Dr Francesca Troiani
Mr Edwin Tucker

Operations Team

Mrs Kathryn Rumney
Ms Tanya Dixey
Ms Harkerat Jandu

Apologies 

Dr Neville Young

Applications assessed at Stage 2

NIHR203355: Minimally Invasive Spinal Cord Stimulator (MI-SCS) for chronic pain treatment
Conflict Committee Member
: None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR203362: Point-of-care antibiotic susceptibility testing to aid urinary tract infection treatment using dip-and test microcapillary devices
Conflict Committee Member:
Professor Paul Leeson
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR203373: Automated brain image analysis for timely and equitable dementia diagnosis
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR203377: Regulatory bench-testing of a transformational polymeric heart valve: a key step toward a first-in-human trial to benefit patients aged 18-80 with one valve type
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation: Support

NIHR203383: Innovative post-in low cost diagnostics test for bladder cancer
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject

NIHR203387: The Earswitch: NIHR i4i PDA: taking proof-of-concept via co-design and objective technical/ user validation to a user ready assistive technology switch, incorporating wider health and care innovative sensor applications.
Conflict Committee Member:
None
Funding Committee recommendation:
Support

NIHR203405: Real time neuromuscular stimulation and kinematic modulation for osteoarthritis of the knee: Development of a medical device
Conflict Committee Member:
Professor Sarah Stapley
Funding Committee recommendation:
Reject

NIHR203407: Development of a next-generation gynaecological drug delivery device for enhanced patient comfort and convenience.
Conflict Committee Member:
Professor David Hawkes
Funding Committee recommendation: Reject