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A grounding in grant funding

Joe Matusiak, grants manager at innovation funding specialists, ABGI UK discusses the changes to UK aerospace sector grant funding environment.
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Expert Eye

Innovation is critical to addressing the UK’s productivity gap and the Government supports research and development (R&D) to the tune of around £5bn a year via tax credits.
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New grant funding opportunity for the automotive sector

If you are an organisation within the automotive sector looking to regenerate your innovation plans for funding, then grants could be the answer for your business.
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Unhackable internet

As the internet continues to penetrate all aspects of our modern lives, issues related to data protection, privacy and cyber security are becoming ever more pertinent. But what if we could design the web to be inherently secure?
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An update on the impact of COVID-19 on R&D tax claims

The government introduced a wide range of funding support in 2021 to help businesses respond to the impact of Covid19. Some of these might affect your R&D tax claim.
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Capital Allowances – Every Little Helps!

At a time when we could all do with a few more pounds in our bank accounts, there is one area where we may be missing an opportunity to increase cashflow, through the correct and accurate claiming of capital allowances.
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New grant funding for offshore wind components manufacturing

The race to kickstart innovation and R&D plans in a post-Brexit and COVID Britain has already begun with the introduction of new initiatives for priority sectors such as the Offshore Wind Investment Programme, which aims to support the delivery of manufacturing investment in the offshore wind supply chain.

R&D tax credits: A health tech guide

Health Tech World are in partnership with ABGI UK and share their knowledge on how your firm could tap into this often-overlooked tax break.

H2020: still vital for UK aerospace

Joe Matusiak, our Grants Manager at ABGI UK, explains why access to the EU’s Horizon 2020 (H2020) scheme remains vital for the UK aerospace sector.

Smart materials sound better!

We are all used to smart phones and smart watches. Smart homes and smart cars are also on the horizon. But are you aware of smart materials?

New tech trends accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic

We are all part of generation Zoom by now. But what other technological trends has the pandemic pushed forward?

Alternatives to animal testing

Testing new pharmaceutical and chemical products on animals has been a standard method for centuries. Yet, growing evidence shows that it might, in fact, be ineffective. Is it time to move on from animal-based experiments, and what are the alternatives?