The Innovate UK group is an ecosystem of expertise, funding, and powerful connections driving value through innovation.
By empowering businesses to grow, supporting the best ideas and helping innovators access opportunities, the group is building a better, more resilient future for the UK economy and society.
Whether your business is in the research phase, an early-stage start-up, or more developed, the group provides funding and support opportunities for all stages. Innovate UK competition, KTN expertise, and EDGE scale-up advice covers all sectors and industries, from transport to agrifood. We want to work with you to solve some of the world's biggest challenges, including climate change and Covid-19 recovery - find out more about what each member of the group has to offer below.
Innovate UK is creating a better future by inspiring, involving and investing in businesses developing life-changing innovations.
We provide targeted sectors with expertise, facilities and funding to test, demonstrate and evolve their ideas, driving UK productivity and economic growth. Join our network and communities of innovators to realise the potential of your ideas and accelerate business growth.
Innovate UK KTN exists to connect innovators with new partners and new opportunities beyond their existing thinking – accelerating ambitious ideas into real-world solutions.
We are Innovate UK’s national business growth and scaling service and we empower ambitious innovation-focused SMEs, in every sector and from seed to scaling stage, to succeed.
Our specialists are embedded in all nations and regions and work closely with the leadership teams from client businesses to hone the commercial strategy around their innovations. This extends to support, in the form of advice, access to resources and introductions to partners, that enables clients to manage innovation effectively, build investment readiness or enter global markets.