Innovate UK support and connect innovative businesses to accelerate sustainable economic growth.

If you have an idea for an innovative product or service, you may be able to get help from Innovate UK to develop it and make it successful. You can get technical help and access specialist facilities. You can also get expert knowledge from universities and research organisations.

Innovate UK provides opportunities to help you network, share ideas and find project partners, offers support to work with international partners, major businesses and government.

Innovate UK has a number of funding and support programmes that run at different times of the year. Businesses can apply for Research and Development (R&D) funding in specific priority areas, which change from time to time. Each of these funding opportunities are time limited and focus on a specific sector or issue.

There are some funding and support opportunities open throughout the year, for companies looking to innovate. These are highlighted on our website, as they arise.

Alternatively, you can find more out about Innovate UK and these opportunities by visiting their website via the link on the right hand side.