Air Ambulances UK
Two people on separate motor bikes on a mud track
One person riding a motor bike in a grey biker suit
One person riding a motor bike in a blue biker suit

The Jude Morris Innovation and Development Fund

AAUK air ambulance charity members can now apply to The Jude Morris Innovation and Development Fund. The Fund is committed to saving even more lives, improving patient outcomes and improving service provision through innovative clinical and operational developments. Applications are welcomed for funding of up to £10,000.

 In order to apply please contact for an application form.

“Losing Jude was an absolutely tragedy for us as family, we also now know how much of an impact he had on the MX community, the work we are doing with the foundation and our continued support with Air Ambulances UK is the best legacy we can create for him. We are really proud of the money we have raised and know it will go to the amazing work the crews and air ambulance teams provide to the community.” Mark Morris

About The Jude Morris Innovation and Development Fund

17 year old Jude Morris was a talented youth motocross rider who lost his life whilst competing in the British Youth Championship in Duns, Scotland in 2021. EMRS Critical Care team were dispatched to Jude and were transported to scene by helimed5, but unfortunately Jude could not be saved. Jude, who raced as #101, was described by the Auto Cycle Union (ACU) as “one of the leading youth riders within the UK” and was viewed as a rising star by the motocross community. He was also well known in the paddock for his eagerness to help others and was an inspiration to many.

The Jude Morris Racing Foundation has been established by the Morris family to continue Jude’s legacy. Working together with Air Ambulances UK, the Jude Morris Innovation and Development Fund has been established to celebrate Jude’s life. The Jude Morris Racing Foundation donates 20% of all money raised to The Jude Morris Innovation and Development Fund, helping air ambulance charities to save even more lives, now and in the future.

Applications for the fund are invited within the following areas:

  • Emerging technology for PHEM
  • Research which demonstrates an aim to improve patient care
  • Training to develop, support and enable new PHEM interventions for air ambulance crews
  • Any other innovative developments to support air ambulances to deliver safe and high quality patient care

In order to apply please email

Applications will be considered by the AAUK Board at the next scheduled Board meeting.

You can read more about The Jude Morris Foundation in detail by clicking here.

We are extremely proud to launch the Jude Morris Innovation and Development Fund to celebrate and honour the life of Jude Morris, creating a lasting legacy in his memory. This fund will allow air ambulance charities to develop and innovate, helping to save even more lives across the UK and we look forward to welcoming applications from our air ambulance charity members. Our thanks go to the Jude Morris Racing Foundation, for their ongoing commitment and support for the air ambulance sector, we are incredibly grateful to the Morris Family for choosing to support us to celebrate Jude’s life.”