Innovate UK

Innovate UK is the UK’s national innovation agency, supporting business-led innovation in all sectors, technologies and UK regions. We help enterprises grow through the development and commercialisation of new products, processes and services, supported by an outstanding innovation ecosystem that is agile, inclusive, and easy to navigate.

Innovate UK drives productivity and growth by supporting businesses to identify and realise the potential in new technologies and to turn them into the new products, processes and services that will significantly grow the UK economy. We have succeeded in helping industry for the last 10 years, and in so doing created over 55 000 jobs in over 7500 business we have supported.

We do that by providing the funding to help businesses to develop the new products, processes and services that will meet or define the markets of the future. We also connect businesses with the right partners, expertise, facilities, financiers and influencers that can help them bring their ideas to market.

Innovate UK is a key partner in delivering the Government’s Industrial Strategy, which has support for science and innovation as its first pillar with clear intent to maintain UK’s position as one of the best places in the world for science and innovation. We are working with partners across Government and industry to identify all of the opportunities across our economy so that businesses can grow, create more high-tech jobs and spread the benefits of our economic success right across the country.

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