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Innovate UK


Innovate UK

North Star House
North Star Avenue
United Kingdom

Innovate UK is the UK's innovation agency. We work with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy.

Innovate UK is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

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

Since 2007 we have invested over £1.5 billion in innovation, matched by a further £1.5 billion in partner and business funding. We have helped more than 5,000 innovative companies in projects estimated to add £7.5 billion to the UK economy and create 35,000 extra new jobs.