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ABGI news from across the UK and the world

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?

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.

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.

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.

Budget 2021

In his Budget speech, Rishi Sunak highlighted the dramatic effect of the pandemic on the UK economy, as well as reminding us of the breadth of support measures the government has put in place (and the associated costs).

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.

Kickstart your innovation plans with the next round of Smart Grants

Innovate UK Smart grants are open to all industries, all sectors and all technology types and the next round in May 2021 could help re-align your R&D programme, ABGI are here to help.

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?

Partnership secures £600,000 for Knowsley firms

In a tie-up with Knowsley Chamber of Commerce, innovation consultancy ABGI-UK helped six firms in the borough secure £600,000 in R&D tax relief.