Research and development

News story: Over £18 million to go to manufacturing innovations The strength of UK manufacturing and materials was highlighted today with an £18.4 million investment in businesses and organisations across the UK.
130 organisations representing 63 projects will get funding through Innovate UK’s regular competition in this industry sector, which ...
Press release: Dr Ruth McKernan announces she will leave her post at Innovate UK During her three years in post, Dr McKernan has led Innovate UK through an extensive programme of work transforming the organisation and positioning it for a successful transition to UK Research and Innovation on 1 April 2018.
Ruth has been ...
News story: Innovate 2017 day 2: call to develop cyber security talent
The UK needs to develop and nurture talent in cyber security, not only in schools but also in the workplace – that is the consensus of a panel of industry experts at Innovate 2017.
Discussing the topic were:
Professor Philip ...
Notice: 5G Testbed and Trials Programme: Phase 1 competition guidance Updated: Corrected dates. Applicants will be shortlisted on 9 February 2018. Applicants will be informed of the outcome on 8 March 2018.Please read the competition scope before you apply for this competition.
To be eligible for funding you must:
be ...
Collection: Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund: joint research and innovation Updated: Updated latest competitions. Added section and news story for funded projects.Overview
The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund aims to bring together the UK’s world leading research with business to meet the major industrial and societal challenges of our time.
What ...
Collection: Innovate UK: Health and life sciences Updated: Updated latest competitions.Our growing, ageing population and the burden of diseases are among our greatest societal challenges. We need new approaches to healthcare, food production and quality. Innovate UK supports business in finding solutions to these challenges.
Innovation in ...
Collection: Innovate UK: Infrastructure systems Updated: Updated latest competitions.We need to build new energy, transport and urban systems to meet societal challenges such as a growing and ageing population, urbanisation and the need to reduce carbon emissions.
Meeting these challenges will give UK businesses major ...
Collection: Innovate UK: Emerging and enabling technologies Updated: Updated latest competitions.Technology is transforming our lives and brings great opportunity. The UK has a strong research base in many disciplines. But in the past it has sometimes struggled to commercialise the opportunities created.
We aim to identify and ...
Detailed guide: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships: what they are and how to apply
Updated: Removed contact information of Royal Holloway, who no longer take part in KTPs. Updated Staffordshire University contact details.What is a Knowledge Transfer Partnership
The Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) scheme helps businesses in the UK to innovate and grow. It ...
Collection: SBRI: the Small Business Research Initiative Updated: Updated latest competitions and news stories.SBRI brings together government challenges and ideas from business to create innovative solutions.
This collection provides information about how the SBRI programme works. It also gives examples of public sector bodies and businesses that ...