How to get Innovate UK Smart Grants

Do you have a technologically and/or scientifically HOT project with significant IP? Get some match funding to speed up progress.

Innovate UK’s Smart Grant scheme is the most reliable grant scheme for UK Tech companies.

And yet obtaining one of those grants is far from a sinecure! The articles below might help, but if not, get in touch with us or call us on 0207 7488 999.

Grants from £25k to £250k

There are three kinds of Smart Grants available: Proof of Market (£25k, 60% match funded), Proof of Concept (£100k, 60% match funded), Development of Prototype (£250k, 45% match funded). Which one you should go for depends on the stage of the company, its finances, the kind of product it’s looking to develop, etc. Grants can be extremely competitive, so whether you decide to write it yourself or use an advisor, be sure to read the articles below.

Upcoming Innovate UK deadlines: 22 May, 17 July, 25 September and 27 November 2014, 29 January and 26 March 2015.

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UK Government Funding Faqs

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