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Innovation Loans

Finance and Risk Capital

Key sectors

Life Sciences & Biotech Building & Construction Manufacturing / Advanced Manufacturing Creative, digital, film, games & media Professional services Defence & security Technology & Communications Engineering / Advanced Engineering Transport & Logistics Environmental Science & Technology Farming, fisheries & forestry Finance Food & drink Healthcare Impact ventures / Social Impact

Innovation loans aim to provide UK early-stage and scaling businesses flexible and patient capital to support business growth through innovation. This is delivered through Innovate UK Loans Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UK Research and Innovation. Innovation loans are for research and development (R&D) projects only and run through the Innovation Funding Service.

Innovation Loans website