Funding Information

Links to helpful funding support information, which may be applicable to innovative submissions.

Scottish Enterprise is Scotland's national economic development agency and a non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government. They are committed to growing the Scottish economy for the benefit of all, helping create more quality jobs and a brighter future for every region.

Scottish Enterprise Funding and support for businesses in Scotland

Business Gateway offer a range of free support and guidance to businesses across Scotland.

Business Gateway Business Gateway

Find Business Support gives customers an overview of all funding and services offered by public sector organisations across Scotland. This makes it quicker and easier for businesses to find the information, advice and support they need, when they need it.

Information is available for businesses of all sizes – from start-ups to established companies, from sole traders to large enterprises, from commercial businesses to social enterprises.

Find Business Support

Universities UK are the collective voice of 140 universities across the UK. Their mission is to help UK universities be the best in the world, through their research and teaching, and the positive impact they have locally, nationally and globally.

Universities UK Funding, Finance and Operations

Converge Challenge Scotland’s goal is to help Scotland become a world leading centre for innovation and company creation. They are Scotland’s largest company creation programme for the university sector.

Converge Challenge Scotland

Scottish EDGE is a funding competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s innovative, high growth potential entrepreneurial talent.

Scottish EDGE consists of three competition categories:

Scottish EDGE, Young EDGE and Wild Card EDGE, and five special awards within the Scottish EDGE category for a creative business, a social enterprise, a circular focused business, a commercial product-based business, and a biotech focused.

Scottish Edge Scottish Edge | The UK's Biggest Business Funding Competition

Innovate UK is the UK’s national innovation agency. They support business-led innovation in all sectors, technologies and UK regions. They help businesses grow through the development and commercialisation of new products, processes, and services, supported by an outstanding innovation ecosystem that is agile, inclusive, and easy to navigate.

Innovate UK or UK Research and Innovation

The following link provides information on grant funding in Scotland:

Grant Funding Scotland Government Grant funding for businesses in Scotland

LINC Scotland is the national association for business angels in Scotland, with a membership which includes many active individual investors and most of the main angel groups or syndicates.

LINC Scotland LINC Scotland – The Scottish Angel Capital Association

The following link provides information on Medical Research Council funding:

Medical Research Council Funding Link Funding - Medical Research Council