Innovate UK, the UK’s national innovation agency, supports business-led innovation in all sectors, technologies and UK regions. It helps businesses grow through the development and commercialisation of new products, processes and services. They have announced a list of their current funding opportunities targeting UK registered businesses, Small and Medium enterprises, research communities and local authorities. Please check individual competition dates as they may have been extended.
While here are a few of the opportunity calls, please visit Innovate UK New Funding Opportunities to know more and for further details.
UK-Germany bilateral: collaborative research and development
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £4 million for collaborative research projects resulting in innovative solutions.
Innovative technologies for intracellular drug delivery
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £5 million for projects that support innovation in intracellular drug delivery formulations.
Net zero living: fast followers
Local authorities can apply for a share of up to £6 million to build skills and capabilities to accelerate local progress towards net zero.
Develop a UK digital twinning research community
Apply for up to £3 million to establish a multidisciplinary research community in digital twinning, complementing the existing industry-led multi-sector digital twins community.
SBRI funded competitions
SBRI supports a range of competitions with public sector organisations and departments.
Creative Catalyst 2023
UK registered micro and small businesses in the creative industries sector, can apply for funding up to £50,000 with a package of support to grow their business.
Innovation loans future economy competition: round 8
UK registered businesses can apply for loans for innovative projects with strong commercial potential to significantly improve the UK economy.
Better Food for All: innovation for improved nutrition, early-stage
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £20 million for projects that support the development of innovative solutions to address significant nutrition challenges.
Advancing precision medicine
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £20 million to fund projects focusing on developing digital and data-enabled tools as well as multi-modal approaches in medicine.
Biomedical catalyst 2023 round 1: industry-led R&D
UK registered micro, small or medium-sized enterprises can apply for a share of up to £25 million to develop innovative research and development (R&D) solutions to health and healthcare challenges.
Made smarter innovation: industry ready robotics and automation
UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £6 million for late-stage robotics and automation projects to develop deployable solutions within manufacturing processes in factories.
Visit the Innovate UK website to explore the different forms of support, resources and funding available for business innovation.