Innovate UK Smart Grants January 2024
The eligibility for this round of the competition are different to previous rounds of the Smart grant. Please ensure your application meets the new eligibility criteria.
Innovate UK is investing up to £25 million in the best game-changing and world-leading ideas. Applications can come from any area of technology and be applied to any part of the economy.
The Innovate UK Smart grant has focused scope and eligibility criteria to support SMEs and their partners in developing genuinely new innovations with significant potential for rapid economic return to the UK. The application process reflects the importance of obtaining economic benefits from public funding, and the potential for successful commercialisation, growth, and exports.
Proposals must be business-focused, and show deliverable, realistic, adequately resourced plans to achieve return on investment, growth and market share following project completion.