The UK government has launched 'The Science and Technology Framework - taking a systems approach to UK science and technology', in support of the UK's science and technology superpower ambition.


The Biomedical Catalyst for 2023 has now launched and Round 1 is open for applications. The Biomedical Catalyst funding scheme aims to support UK registered SMEs who are developing innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges. Find out more about the Biomedical Catalyst scheme and how PNO can support you with your application. 


Watch our Christmas video message from colleagues across the PNO group. We would like to wish all our clients a safe and enjoyable Christmas break and we look forward to working with you in 2023. The UK office will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2023.

PNO Consultants Limited are the UK operation of the PNO Group – Europe’s largest innovation and funding consultancy. From our office in Manchester we provide UK wide coverage, supporting start-ups, established SME’s, large enterprises and universities across all research disciplines and sectors, with extensive experience of all principal national and European funding programmes. This includes schemes managed by Grantor Bodies such as Innovate UK, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) as well as European programmes such as Horizon 2020 (look at a selection of key schemes in which we specialise).

PNO UK team


Our service model covers the entire grant acquisition process from the identification of funding opportunities to support project ideas and company activities, to a comprehensive but flexible writing service that includes full writing of a grant application, through to peer review guidance as well as support in the post award reporting process, to ensure that the full draw down of a grant is achieved once an individual project is underway. PNO is also a leading supplier of services to help companies across the innovation process which includes project management, technology intelligence, the writing of business plans and guidance in technology exploitation. With an extensive client base throughout the UK and the wider EU, PNO can also help with finding suitable collaborative partners including linking innovators with technology adopters as well as helping you to identify potential R&D initiatives led by others where your participation could be of interest.