The window for startup founders to apply for a £5k government grant closes this week.

The Innovate UK Unlocking Potential Award 2023 closes on Wednesday 7th September at 11am.

To be eligible you must:

  • identify with a community that is currently considered by Innovate UK as underrepresented in the innovation ecosystem
  • be a UK resident, carry out all project work in the UK, and exploit the results from or in the UK
  • be aged 18 and above on the date of competition close
  • be able to commit on average 15 hours per week to working on your funded project
  • not have received any Innovate UK award

The fund is to”empower today’s untapped innovators” and to increase investment in diverse talent across the UK.

For more visit here.