Women in Innovation & Innovation Continuity Loans

Unique opportunity for the Women in Innovation community to find out more about the package of innovation continuity loan funding available for R&D and innovation activity.

Event Details


12.00 - 13.00



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Innovate UK has loan funding available to SME’s and third sector organisations that have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and are facing a challenge in continuing, completing or following on from innovation activity. We would like to give the Women in Innovation community the opportunity to find out more about the package of innovation continuity loan funding available for R&D and innovation activity.

Webinar recording is now available


Following the broadening of the criteria, there are three continuity loan competitions open for applications until 11am 13th January with different eligibility criteria.

If you have a funding requirement between £250,000 and £1.6m, then come and join us at this special Women in Innovation, innovation continuity loan webinar to find out more and get your questions answered.

The briefing event will provide general information to the Innovation Continuity Loans and the application process and  members of the Innovation Loans team will be available to answer any questions that you may have.

Strand 1 – Innovation Continuity Loans Competition – Strand 1

Strand 2 – Innovation Continuity Loans Competition – Strand 2

Strand 3 – Innovation Continuity Loans Competition – Strand 3

Innovate UK has up to £210m to offer in innovation continuity loans to SMEs for innovative late stage projects. The aim of these competitions is to provide loans to help SMEs to undertake game-changing innovations with strong commercial potential across any sector or industry. Innovation continuity loans offer affordable, patient, flexible, repayable funding for later-stage research & development projects with a clear route to commercial success. More information can be found here.

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Women in Innovation

Women in Innovation

Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation programme was launched in 2016 to address underrepresentation of women in business innovation and to encourage more of them to apply to Innovate UK’s funding opportunities.


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