Fund title: Regulators’ Pioneer Fund
Focus of fund/fund aims:
Regulators and local authorities can apply for grants of up to £200,000 for projects that will help create a UK regulatory environment that encourages business innovation and investment
15 July 2021
UK regulators and local authorities can apply to the £3 million Regulators’ Pioneer Fund (RPF) with initiatives that help businesses bring innovative products and services to market.
The fund will support ambitious, collaborative proposals which aim to help create a UK regulatory environment that encourages business innovation and investment.
Grants up to £200,000 are available for:
- projects that harness new thinking, new methods and/or new technological approaches in order to improve regulatory delivery and performance, benefitting innovators and businesses
- short research and development projects that generate new learning
- a short trial or pilot study of a new initiative to change a regulatory approach that can enhance support for innovators or businesses
Applications are accepted from organisations, including local authorities, that perform a regulatory function Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, England or across the UK.