Innovate UK

Innovate UK is the UK’s national innovation agency. We support business-led innovation in all sectors, technologies and UK regions. We help businesses grow through the development and commercialisation of new products, processes, and services, supported by an outstanding innovation ecosystem that is agile, inclusive, and easy to navigate.




Funding opportunities

Alternative Proteins Innovation and Knowledge Centre

Apply for funding to establish an Innovation and Knowledge Centre (IKC) to support research and innovation into alternative proteins. You must be based at a UK research organisation eligible for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funding.

Industry support and contributions are required.

Growing Kent and Medway: prototyping and demonstrator fund

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £750,000 for the development and demonstration of innovative new technologies. These projects will be in the horticultural food and drink supply chain.


Innovate UK
Polaris House,
North Star Avenue,

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