The UK benefits from world class research and innovation. Our expertise spans all fields of knowledge, from the discovery of penicillin and monoclonal antibodies, to the jet engine and the world wide web, to tackling major global challenges such as the impact of climate change, to achieving technological outcomes that have the potential to bring major economic and social benefits to the UK.

UK Research and Innovation funding is spent in a highly effective way. As well as new insights into science and technology, it generates original thinking in the social sciences, the arts and the humanities. Here you can find out more about our work and explore our portfolio of internationally excellent research.

  • Infrastructure
    We are developing a research and innovation infrastructure roadmap
  • Search awarded grants
    You can find details of all the research projects supported UKRI through our Gateway to Research