We work with public innovation funding and private finance providers where investment can create a positive change.
Innovate UK KTN aims to stimulate:
- More private investment in regional UK innovation
- Greater diversity in investors and founding teams
- Investment for economic benefit, as well as societal and environmental change
Through our deep expertise, we can provide insight into emerging markets and technologies to help the investment community – from angels to corporate funds – make informed investments.
We would welcome the opportunity to learn more about your funds investment thesis and how we might work together.
Our strength in is understanding the right form of funding required to transform ideas into real world solutions. We seek to blend public innovation funding and private finance when working with companies throughout their innovation journey.
If you’d like more information, then please contact one of our investment team below.
We offer realistic, independent advice, and have a straight-talking approach. Our resources for businesses are designed to help plan and prepare for successful funding and finance, and include;
This guide aims to support prospective grant applicants to submit high quality proposals, giving them the best chance of success.
A useful step-by-step guide on how to deliver an investment pitch.
Novel low-emission food production systems: Investor Partnership
Opens: 08/05/2023 Closes: 05/07/2023
UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £3 million to develop novel production systems that create resource efficient, low-emission foods, particularly proteins. This must align with private investment from selected investor partners.
Future Economy Investor Partnerships SME: round 2
Opens: 12/05/2023 Closes: 05/07/2023
UK registered businesses can apply for grant funding alongside private investment from selected investor partners.
UK-Taiwan Collaborative R&D
Opens: 24/04/2023 Closes: 19/07/2023
UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £2million for the purpose of developing innovative proposals with Taiwan.
Related Events and Recordings
DCMS Create Growth Programme – Investor Roundtable 1
10.30 - 16.30 | London
Briefing Event: Future economy investor partnership SME competition round 1
14.00 - 16.00 | Online
Sustaining the Future: The Case for Investing in Foundation Industries
10.00 - 15.00 | London
Knowledge Transfer Manager - Investor Communities - Net Zero
Contact Jordan Fletcher
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