Funding opportunity

Funding opportunity: Fast start: innovation

UK registered small and micro businesses can apply for a share of up to £30 million for affordable, adoptable and investable innovations in net zero and healthcare.

Eligibility summary

This competition is open to single applicants only.

To lead a project your organisation must:

  • be a UK registered micro or small business
  • not have previously been awarded funding from Innovate UK (recipients of Young Innovators and Women In Innovation awards are exempt from this and are eligible to apply)
  • carry out its project work in the UK
  • intend to deliver the proposed outcomes from the UK for domestic or global benefit.

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