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Innovate UK funding competitions

Catapult centres

Catapult centres are not-for-profit, state-of-the-art facilities funded by Innovate UK in order to encourage economic growth.

They are technology and innovation centres where UK businesses, scientists and engineers can work together on research and development (R&D).

Catapults help businesses access:

  • knowledge and technical expertise
  • cutting-edge equipment, infrastructure and facilities
  • funding and strategic networking
  • new opportunities for market growth

These Catapults centres are currently in operation across the UK:

Catapult centres are open to all businesses, large and small, wishing to undertake R&D activities and commercialise traditional academic research.

Find out how Catapults can transform your business.