Funding opportunity - up to £1.2m available per business for talented and innovative employees

The Future Leaders Fellowship is a flagship programme in the UK Research and Innovation talent pipeline for the UK, making funding available for businesses’ most talented innovators.


Through the Future Leaders Fellowship scheme businesses can:

•             Invest in and develop the leadership potential of an existing employee through a challenging innovation or research project

•             Access funding (up to £1.2m over 4 years) to cover salaries and critical operational costs  with employer contribution being as low as 30% of the total cost (dependent on size of business).


More information can be found here.


Expressions of interest for the programme’s 3rd wave of investment must be submitted by 2nd May 2019. Before submitting, you need to register interest in the Future Leaders Fellowship scheme so we can tell you more – please click here.


Registration is simple and only requires: your first and last name; your business name; your email address; and your business sector.  Only registered businesses will receive further information.


If you have any questions, please contact the Future Leaders Fellowships team on: 01793 416409 or email