News: Future Fund & Cutting-edge funding

Posted on 21st May 2020

This page provides links to a couple of schemes designed to support innovation.

First, the Future Fund – a Government scheme to issue convertible loans to innovative companies facing difficulties in the Coronavirus outbreak.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/future-fund

And second, there’s a £40m boost for cutting-edge start-ups, which is government funding to support the UK’s next generation of innovative businesses.

Projects that can benefit from the funding include virtual reality training platforms for surgeons, virtual farmers’ markets and other innovations borne out of the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/40m-boost-for-cutting-edge-start-ups?utm_source=444b3ffa-84fc-40d4-a177-c562372de315&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

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