Innovate UK

Innovate UK

Innovate UK is the UK's innovation agency. Innovate UK drives productivity and growth by supporting businesses to realise the potential of new technologies, develop ideas and make them a commercial success.

Telephone: 0300 321 4357
Address: Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon
Postcode: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Agri-Tech East membership A

Innovate UK is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

Our responsibilities

With a strong business focus, we drive growth by working with companies to de-risk, enable and support innovation. To do this, we 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 businesses


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Testing new medical technologies in the NHS: apply for funding

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £1.5 million to support real-world testing of new medical devices, diagnostics and technologies in the NHS.

26 November 2018Read in full

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Innovate UK offers new funding for 'game-changing' technology

UK businesses can apply for a share of £19 million for game-changing innovations with strong commercial potential that will significantly impact the UK economy.

1 March 2018Read in full

Could your innovation be worth a share of £19m? NIAB seeks partners

Innovate UK is investing up to £19 million to support innovation that offers significant changes in productivity and cutting-edge innovation. NIAB is seeking suitable micro/small/medium enterprises to join potential projects for the competition in the area of Health and Life Sciences.

15 February 2018Read in full

Quantified Self Innovation Contest briefing event - Cambridge 22nd Sept

The Knowledge Transfer Network is pleased to announce the IC tomorrow ‘Quantified Self Innovation Contest’ will offer up to £175K to businesses to explore and encourage innovation around health and wellbeing. Through a range of challenges, including themes of nutrition, older people, younger people, mental health and data capture, IC tomorrow are looking for innovative proposals from companies with digital solutions relevant to these themes

15 September 2015Read in full