We’re building the ecosystem across the UK that supports the best ideas to become reality, changing lives and society for the better. Explore what is commercialisation and what it can offer you.
Funding for researchers
Find out how we fund researchers to make the most of their work.
Block award funding
Funding awarded to institutions to allocate
Direct funding for knowledge exchange and commercialisation projects
Fellowships and training
Helping people become innovators
Funding for business
Find out how we fund innovation and commercialisation in businesses.
Business innovation funding
Innovate UK grants and loans available for UK businesses
UK Innovation and Science Seed Fund
Government-backed early stage patient capital
Funding for academic-business partnerships
Find out how we support researchers in academia and businesses to work together and find innovative solutions to difficult problems.
Funding for connecting capabilities
Building capacity and expertise across the UK
Collaborative programmes and industry-led research
Collaborations for innovation tackling industry needs
Joint industrial-academic training for researchers
Beyond financial support
Find out about facilities, expertise, and networks that support knowledge exchange and commercialisation.
Research campuses and clusters
Find out about UKRI locations and the ecosystems they support
Business development services
Support and coaching for businesses, including Incubators and specialists
Initiatives supporting private, public, and civil sectors working together