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Innovate UK delivers a wide range of national programmes that support innovation across the UK with an annual budget in excess of £500 million (€580m). In April 2018, Innovate UK has become part of UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), together with the seven Research Councils and a new organisation, Research England.
Since 2007, Innovate UK has committed over £1.8b (€1.58b) to innovation, matched by a similar amount in partner and business funding.
The purpose of the agency is to work with companies to find and drive science and technology innovations that will help the UK economy grow. With a strong business focus, the agency aims at driving disruptive innovation by inspiring and supporting pioneering UK business to move towards the industries of the future. In particular, Innovate UK is responsible for: