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Innovate UK

Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, drives the science and technology innovations essential to growing the UK economy. Innovate UK provides many funding opportunities for businesses and research organisations. Organisations can apply for funding to test the feasibility of ideas, research and develop them and demonstrate ideas in a prototype.

Innovate UK funding competitions cover the following industry sectors:

  • Emerging and enabling technologies
  • Infrastructure systems
  • Health and life sciences
  • Manufacturing and materials
  • An open programme that is not sector based.

 For the most up to date information see Innovate UK’s competitions page.

Innovate UK also provides support to businesses; including guidance on how to connect with experts and provision of facilities to develop innovations. Support is available via two innovation networks: Knowledge Transfer Network and Enterprise Europe Network. Visit the Innovate UK Support and Advice section for more information.