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Analysis for Innovators Funding Programme

By January 24, 2024No Comments

Innovate UK Analysis for Innovators is a funding programme that allows UK businesses to access world-leading scientists and research facilities, to resolve critical analytical problems and provide bespoke solutions.

Analysis for Innovators is a unique Programme, as partners and companies work together to address current business challenges while transferring knowledge and building working relationships.

The programme stimulates businesses, especially SMEs, to grow and expand while accessing new market opportunities. UK businesses who have benefited from the programme have reported:

  • Business growth due to increased productivity (90% of companies);
  • Improved competitiveness in their markets (65% of companies);
  • Increased knowledge transfer (100% of companies);
  • Halo effect of increased reputation from partnerships (70% of companies);
  • Contributions to Net Zero – e.g. less waste or sustainable energy sector etc. (40% of companies).

More information regarding the programme can be found here.

The National Measurement Laboratory page can be found here.

Round 13 will be the next round that companies can apply to:

  • Details will be announced by Innovate UK on 28 February 2024
  • Stage 1 applications will open on 4 March 2024

A timeline for R13 projects can be found below:

 

Scope announced 28 February 2024
Stage 1 opens 4 March 2024
Stage 1 Submission Date 4 April 2024
Brokerage Meetings (virtual) 7 -21 May 2024
Stage 2 opens 3 June 2024
Stage 2 Closes 3 July 2024
Project start date 1 November 2024
Project end date 31 March 2025

 

 

Ben Kemp