Innovation loans: July 2018 open competition

Innovation loans: July 2018 open competition

– open for registration

Innovate UK has up to £10 million in loans to SMEs for innovative late stage projects. This loan competition aims to provide loans to help SMEs to undertake game-changing innovations with strong commercial potential across any sector or industry.


Innovation loans will offer affordable, patient, flexible, repayable funding for later-stage research & development projects with a clear route to commercial success. Registration closes 29th August.

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Briefing events – 23rd-31st July


There are several regional briefing events taking place between 23rd and 31st July. They are free to attend and will provide invaluable information on innovation loans, including:

  • the approach to credit decision-making
  • advice on how to prepare a compelling project application
  • discussion on sources of funding for growth through innovation.

To find an event near you and to register, visit the Innovation loans briefing events page.




For any queries please email us:


Kind regards,

Nigel Walker

Head of Innovation Lending
Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation

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