Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition Round Eight – Applicant Briefing Webinar

Find out more about Innovate UK’s Innovation Loans Future Economy Competition for SME businesses looking for finance for late stage research and development.

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10.30 - 12.30



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This is the eighth round in a series of competitions, where loans of between £100k and £2m are available to fund late-stage research and development projects for SME’s who have a clear route to commercialisation.

Round 8 will open on Thursday 12 January 2023 and closes at 11AM on Wednesday 8 March 2023.

To find out more, watch our applicant briefing webinar recorded on Wednesday 18 January 2023. This webinar explores background information to the Innovation Loans, including the application process (both from the project and financial aspects), the assessment process and the approach to the credit decision making process.

Please view our previously recorded webinars on creating a strong project application, and requirements for the business and financial submissions, by clicking here.

Applicants in this round will also have the opportunity for a 1-2-1 meeting with an Innovate UK Credit Specialist. This will be by appointment only and information will be provided in due course.


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