Innovate UK is the main body within the UK that supports business-led innovation. They support businesses with the development of new ideas, products, services and processes using their ecosystems that are in place.

They have five themes in place to support innovation: those being future economy, growth at scale, global opportunities, innovation ecosystem and finally Government levers.

To understand more on this read here.

Innovate UK also offers support and funding opportunities such as the youth connection,women and also many different sectors, from general to farming to nuclear – more details of which can be found here.

They have a plan of action in place that will support the growth of businesses as well as looking at solving issues which arise from situations.  An example of course being Covid19 and all the solutions that had to come out of the pandemic.  They also offer global opportunities, so helping a business get on the world stage with their innovation.

We have written an article on how to approach the application process with Innovate UK and this can be found here – Bid writing – Successfully apply for Innovate UK funding.

Innovate UK also has a YouTube channel which outlines as well how to be successful in your bid – what to include and what to leave out.

If you want an initial conversation with someone here first then use the contact page to chat more or find us on social media.

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