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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.

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?
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Business support for the latest lockdown

Responding to the latest lockdown announcements in the UK, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new package of support for businesses worth around £4.6bn.

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?

There’s never been a better time to innovate.

In this challenging and uncertain economic climate, investing in innovation is an invaluable way for businesses to build resilience.

Next level wearables

Wearable tech has already had a couple of mentions in these predictions and is going to be a feature of 2021.

Social media TV

Combining two of the most engaging features of modern life – TV and social media – this tech trend is sure to appeal to TV makers who recognise its potential to facilitate huge social media interactions, especially for users of TikTok and Instagram.