Government support for innovation extends beyond funding, and can include a wide range of mechanisms, such as schemes for building research networks, business strategy advice, trade support, and simple introductions.

Non-financial support can provide game-changing opportunities for companies that lead to long-term growth in R&D investment in the UK. This work should be boosted, valued and promoted as part of the package that facilitates business R&D investment in the UK.


Explainer: Non-financial innovation support (156.51 KB)