Innovation Loans Resources

Watch our videos, or read articles from the team, to learn how to best prepare your Innovation Loans application and related materials.

Blogs and advice from UKRI

UKRI is UK Research and Innovation – the parent body of Innovate UK and Innovate UK Business Connect

What makes a good management team? – the trifecta: what we are looking for when assessing management teams in your Innovation Loan application

Ask the credit committee: what makes a good funding strategy? A well thought out funding strategy is vital to a successful innovation loan application. The Innovate UK loans credit committee share their insights.

Innovation loans CEOs convene for portfolio event: Chief Executive Officers (CEO) of businesses in the innovation loans portfolio shared experiences and developed growth stories to form a community for success.

Innovation loans, what makes a great management presentation? Insights into the management presentation, the final stage of our innovation loans decision-making process.

Innovation loans: insider tips from a credit specialist! Insights into the role of a credit specialist and how we support you with your application.

Evaluating the Innovation Loans pilot: follow-on interim evaluation report completed by SQW notes the pilot has been highly successful and identifies key impacts of the loan funding on businesses.

Commercialise your defence and security innovation through DASA. The DASA Access to Finance and Mentoring (A2MF) team can help you build the business behind your idea.

Government backs innovative businesses with new £150m loan scheme: Government launches new series of loans worth £150 million to support innovative SMEs and level up the UK, supported by an independent interim evaluation of the pilot.

Video resources

Explore the Innovation Loans video resources, including applicant briefing webinars, advice on writing a good application, and support with completing your financial submission.

Further resources

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