£125 million cash injection will support UK business innovators

Mark Roberts from innovation firm Lightfoot in a Mini car

Mark Roberts from Lightfoot, a recent Innovation Loan recipient

The UK’s most innovative businesses can win a share of £125 million to help them turn their most innovative ideas into world-beating products and services.

Large and small businesses can take advantage of £100 million available from the Smart grant programme that helps take innovative ideas in any field from the concept stage to full commercialisation.

Previous winners of a Smart award include machine-learning company Magic Pony Technology, which was sold to Twitter for $150 million.

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