Marine Building, Plymouth

The benefits of innovation funding for academics:

  • Drive revenue from shared R&D activities to support investment.
  • Optimise research impact and knowledge exchange to the benefit of society and the economy.
  • Build research power by increasing the percentage of research active staff (as defined by the Research Excellence Framework).
  • Develop high-quality partnerships and collaborations (including internationally) that lead to opportunities.
  • Increase income for research and innovation activities from a diverse range of traditional and non-traditional sources and through our connections and partnerships.
  • Secure funding for new items of capital equipment.
  • Ensure University of Plymouth research serves the needs of businesses.
  • Build knowledge exchange and the commercialisation of successful research.
  • Use excellent research to create an outstanding innovation ecosystem that is agile, inclusive and easy to navigate.

Some of the academics who have had innovation funding in the past

Innovation Funding Team

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