We are currently inviting applicants to participate in 2021/22 TEC Social Care Tests of Change initiative to build further digital innovation capacity within social care and social work. Grants of £3k-£18k are available to support 3 x 30 day rapid change cycles during early 2022 and we hope to award 10 Stage 1 tests of change.
We will also be investing in the development of the most promising tests from earlier calls and current test participants will be invited to apply for Stage 2 or Stage 3 funding. Applications for Tests of Change are invited from any Health and Social Care Integration Authority, Independent Care or Third Sector Organisation. Applications may be made by individual organisations or as multi-organisation collaborations with a single organisation taking the role of ‘Lead Partner’. Provided that the aforementioned organisations take the lead role, collaborations with Academia and Industry are also welcomed and encouraged.
Please see below Application Brief for further details of our call for Stage 1 tests of change. All applications must be submitted to the TEC Programme Office (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5pm Thursday 16th December 2021 and awards will be communicated by 10th January 2022.
Virtual briefing sessions for prospective applicants have been arranged for 23rd November 2021 at 2pm and 8th December 2021 at 10am. The briefing sessions are intended to support prospective applicants in the preparation of their submissions. It will cover this year’s arrangements and will provide attendees with an opportunity to ask questions. We look forward to seeing this year’s proposals and to supporting local and regional ambitions to learn, innovate and improve outcomes for our citizens with Technology Enabled Care.
Download a MS Word Version of Application Form here: