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University Innovation Fund

The University Innovation Fund (UIF) provides incentives to universities to work collaboratively to exploit their research to improve Scotland’s economy.


Our Outcome Agreement Guidance sets out arrangements for the UIF in 2020-21. 

Find out what our UIF national outcomes are for 2017-20.

See Grants for Research and Innovation for AY 2020-21 (see Table 6).

University Innovation Fund institutional submissions


Each university submits its UIF plan as part of its outcome agreement:

Previous years' UIF submissions

View annual submissions from 2018-19, 2017-18 and 2016-17.

Further information