Analysis for Innovators Round 13: Stage 1 EOI

Analysis for Innovators Round 13: Stage 1 EOI

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £1 million to resolve productivity and competitiveness issues by working with top scientists and research facilities.

  • Competition opens: Monday 4 March 2024
  • Competition closes: Wednesday 3 April 2024 11:00am

Competition overview – Analysis for Innovators Round 13: Stage 1 EOI – Innovation Funding Service (

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £1 million in small collaborative innovation projects working with our Analysis for Innovators partners:

  • the National Physical Laboratory (NPL)
  • the National Measurement Laboratory (NML) at Laboratory of the Government Chemist Group (LGC)
  • the National Engineering Laboratory (NEL)
  • the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
  • Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
  • National Gear Metrology Lab (GEARS)
  • Newton Gateway to Mathematics
  • Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing Technologies (ASTUTE 2020+)
  • Henry Royce Institute (HRI)

The aim of this competition is to help businesses address their existing analysis and measurement problems. These are problems that can be best explored by scientists and cutting-edge facilities available in the UK.

Your proposal must describe a measurement or analysis problem where you are seeking a solution to improve your business’s productivity or competitiveness. You must provide an estimate of the value to your business of solving it.

This is stage 1 of a 2 stage competition. No funding is awarded at this stage.

If you are successful at this stage, you will be invited to brokerage consultations with relevant Analysis for Innovators partners. These will focus on potential approaches to solving your problem. You will work together to propose joint projects to develop solutions and apply for the stage 2 competition to request funding.

Following assessment, successful stage 2 applications will be grant funded, to work with the relevant Analysis for Innovators partner organisations.