Innovate UK – National Partner

Innovate UK is the UK’s innovation agency funded and sponsored by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills to accelerate innovation across the UK.

Through national sponsorship of Venturefest, Innovate UK aims to connect with innovators, investors and entrepreneurs that can grow and contribute to the UK economy.

Since 2007 Innovate UK has invested over £1.5bn in innovation, matched by £1.5bn from partners and business. We’ve helped more than 5,000 companies with their innovation projects – adding an estimated £7.5bn to the UK economy, and 35,000 extra jobs.We work with a network of organisations including Catapults, the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN), and the Enterprise Europe Network.