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About Innovate UK

We fund, support and connect innovative businesses to accelerate sustainable economic growth. You can read about our responsibilities and plans for this year on GOV.UK.

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Funding competitions

About funding competitions

You can apply for R&D funding in specific priority areas, as well as non-themed 'always open' competitions such as Smart. Browse, register and apply for our current competitions, or find out about those opening soon.


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