Linde Healthcare launches new funding for innovative gas-based therapies
12 Nov 2010
German company Linde Healthcare has launched the Linde Healthcare REALfund to support and stimulate novel and innovative ideas, research and projects relating to the use of gases healthcare.
These could be, for example, solutions that can drive improvements
in clinical value, safety, patient comfort, mobility, ergonomics or
cost/benefit ratio; or solutions to support new applications for the
treatment, prevention or diagnosis of diseases or other physical
The REALfund will support projects for new applications of gases, devices for safe and effective application of gases or monitoring of effects and success of gas related therapies, as well as complementary products and services in the field.
The amount of money which will be granted will depend on the
complexity of the project but will be limited to a maximum support
of €75,000 per project. Focus areas are
acute pain management, respiratory medicine, and gas-enabled wound
care (but without excluding promising ideas from other fields).