Delivering social, cultural and economic impact

Find out how the people and projects we invest in can have a major impact on our lives, the economy and the world we live in.

Impact stories

Watch this space: UK satellite technology creating jobs and saving lives

Satellite technology is now a major strength of the UK economy, supported by outstanding research and protecting people’s lives

New device offers hope for successful IVF pregnancy

Couples’ chances of a successful pregnancy through a round of IVF could increase by 10% thanks to a new device that mimics the human body

The plastics paradox

Plastics are essential to everyday life but the way we use them is unsustainable. UKRI-supported researchers and innovators are on the case

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