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Our Programmes with Innovate UK

Innovate UK EDGE’s Innovation Growth & Scale Services

Newable is the delivery partner in London for Innovate UK EDGE. Innovate UK EDGE is an integral part of Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency, focusing exclusively on supporting qualifying ambitious innovation-led companies with high growth potential along their growth journey to scale.

This funded support is led by our seasoned innovation & growth specialists with substantial track records at the business end of innovation, and can draw on world-class resources and connections that span the globe.

Our innovation & growth specialists can help you identify the most productive pathway to innovation through, for example:

  • sourcing funding & finance
  • exploiting innovation
  • improving innovation management
  • ensuring market readiness
  • accessing the innovation ecosystem in the UK and globally
  • enter new markets to grow and scale
  • protecting and harnessing your IP

If you are a London-based innovative growth business with the ambition to grow and scale, please get in contact with our team to find out more about this funded support and check if you qualify by emailing innovateukedge@newable.co.uk.


Innovate UK EDGE’s Pitchfest

Newable leads on the national delivery the Innovate UK EDGE’s Pitchfest offering across the UK in partnership with St John’s Innovation Centre and eight regional delivery partners.

A funded and competitive offering, Pitchfest supports innovative UK businesses to get investment ready and develop their investor pitch in order to raise funds and progress towards scale.

Pitchfest offers you the opportunity to build a compelling investment proposition by accessing leading pitch and investment experts and training, to receive bespoke support from a dedicated innovation and growth specialist and introductions to active investor networks.

To check if you qualify and find out more about the next London Pitchfest event, please contact us at innovateukedge@newable.co.uk.


Innovate UK EDGE’s Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP)

Newable delivers the Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP) on behalf of Innovate UK EDGE.

This funded, competitive national initiative is designed to help ambitious, high-growth UK businesses collaborate and expand in new markets through a comprehensive three-stage journey that includes preparing for the selected market, visiting the market and exploiting the opportunity.

By joining a Global Business Innovation Programme (GBIP) you can explore and exploit the collaboration, growth and innovation opportunities that exist in a specific market around a specific theme, from AI to future cities and advanced materials.

To find out more, please visit: https://www.innovateukedge.ukri.org/Enter-new-markets-grow-and-scale/Global-Business-Innovation-Programme or contact us at innovateukedge@newable.co.uk.


Innovate UK EDGE’s Scaleup Programme

Newable delivers in London the regarded Innovate UK EDGE’s Scaleup Programme.

This highly selective national offering aims at helping innovative, ambitious, high-growth oriented UK companies on their journey towards rapid, exponential growth.

The Innovate UK EDGE’s bespoke, specialist-led Scaleup support helps selected businesses address key scaleup challenges, including access to markets of the future, access to connections and resources, and attracting growth capital.

If you are a high-growth business based in London, contact us at innovateukedge@newable.co.uk and find out if you can be part of the next batch of companies that will benefit from this bespoke and specialised growth initiative.



Innovate UK’s Global Young Innovators Programme

Newable delivers the national Global Young Innovators programme on behalf of Innovate UK and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

The Global Young Innovators Programme offers 60 forward-thinking, entrepreneurial minds from across the UK and South Africa aged 18-30 a platform to join forces, ignite ideas and co-design solutions that can help solve some of the greatest challenges facing our global community including Low Carbon, Education, Infrastructure, Urban & Rural Communities and Quality Healthcare.

Providing mentorship, industry leading training and the chance to pitch for £10,000 in grant funding, this bespoke 3 to 9-month programme is designed to connect and equip young innovators with the resources needed to bridge the gap, and transform early-stage ideas into a viable business.


Innovate UK’s Young Innovators Programme

Innovation UK, in partnership with the Prince’s Trust, deliver The Young Innovators programme, which includes annual awards for young people with creative and ground-breaking business ideas.

The Young Innovators Awards will support up to 100 more young people by 2023 through annual competitions.

Our Innovation Advisers provide bespoke support to a number of the Young Innovators through this programme.


Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation Programme

Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation Programme supports the UK’s most promising female innovators to develop their ideas and scale up their businesses.

Through the Women in Innovation Award, the female entrepreneurs secure £50,000 each as well as a bespoke programme of coaching, mentoring and innovation growth support.

Our Innovation & Growth specialists support a number of the Women in Innovation Awardees through this Programme.