UK Public Funding for Innovation

Since 2007 Innovate UK have committed over £1.8 billion to innovation, matched by a similar amount in partner and business funding. They have helped more than 7,600 organisations with projects estimated to add more than £11.5 billion to the UK economy and create 55,000 extra new jobs.

With a strong business focus, Innovate UK drive growth by working with companies to de-risk, enable and support innovation. To do this, they work to:

  • determine which science and technology developments will drive future economic growth

  • meet UK innovators with great ideas in the fields we’re focused on

  • fund the strongest opportunities

  • connect innovators with the right partners they need to succeed

  • help our innovators launch, build and grow successful businesse

Innovate UK Funding Competitions