Innovate UK

Innovate UK

Bespoke support that grows and scales innovative businesses
Innovate UK EDGE is a key part of the UK innovation agency’s investment in the innovative businesses that drive economic growth. It complements Innovate UK project funding with intensive, bespoke, specialist-led support for ambitious businesses.
High-growth, innovative businesses benefit from the skills and experience of a dedicated innovation and growth specialist to identify the most effective ways to accelerate its growth.

In the East of England and East Midlands, 1,679 businesses have seen impacts on the value of £262.3m funding and finance raised £190.0m increase in turnover and 6,009 jobs created and safeguarded.
Innovate UK EDGE brings a range of services to help ambitious, high-growth, innovative SMEs scale and grow.
They help businesses in:
  • Exploiting business innovation
  • Sourcing funding and finance
  • Opening new markets

Their specialists can draw on resources such as programmes, events, innovation & international networks and their domain expert colleagues.

To find out more about Innovate UK EDGE book a meeting with an advisor today.

Quick Fact Checker

  1. 1
    What's the Scheme?

    To support and empower people to innovate, grow businesses, and in turn the UK economy, with a commitment to encouraging diversity and inclusion in business innovation.

  2. 2
    What's in it for me as Business Owner?

    Funded business grants.

  3. 3
    How do I apply?

    Apply through the GOV.UK website here.

  4. 4
    Find out more

    Visit the UK And Research Innovation website for more.

Book your meeting with me to find out more on Innovate UK

Looking for TrainingApprenticeshipFunded Support?

Apprenticeships /

16 yr old and over can gain the skills and qualifications needed by businesses with a combination of flexible on-the-job and off-the-job learning.

Help To Grow: Digital /

Help to Grow: Digital is a government backed, UK-wide scheme that supports eligible SMEs to choose, buy and integrate software into their business.

Help to Grow: Management /

Designed and delivered by entrepreneurs and industry experts at world-class business schools, this leadership course will show you how to take your business to the next level.

SEMLEP'S - Growth Hub /

The Growth Hub is all about providing funded business support, they help local businesses identify and connect with the right funding to overcome challenges.

Helping the region bounce back

Speed up business. Reduce Risk.


Have questions?

Whether you have a question about traineeships, apprenticeships, training, eCommerce, or anything else, our team is ready to answer all your questions.

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