Welcome to UK Research and Innovation's website.
UK Research and Innovation is a new body which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. We aim to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. We work with our many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas.
Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion, UK Research and Innovation brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.
Our mission is to be a trusted partner and to ensure research and innovation continues to flourish in the UK. We will support and help connect the best researchers and innovators with customers, users and the public. We will invest every pound of taxpayers’ money wisely in a way that maximises impact for citizens, in the UK and across the world.
We will be measured by the impact we deliver, and this will have three elements:
- We will push the frontiers of human knowledge and understanding
- We will deliver economic impact and social prosperity
- We will create social and cultural impact by supporting our society and others to become enriched, healthier, more resilient and sustainable.
We are an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, both to government and internationally, we are supported and challenged by an independent chair and board. We are principally funded through the Science Budget by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
- Our Councils
Bringing together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.
- Governance and structure
Find out about our organisational structure and how we are governed.
- Strategic Prospectus: Building the UKRI Strategy
UK Research and Innovation strategy will ensure everyone in society benefits from world-leading research and innovation.
- Our people
Who is our Chair, CEO, senior leadership and Executive Chairs?
- Policies and standards
Our policies on issues such as equality, research integrity and freedom of information
- Brand guidelines
How to use UKRI branding for promotional material, publications and websites
- Working for us
Find out about employment opportunities