GDS guidelines and the associated GOV.UK platform are both well respected across digital communities today. Until just over 12 months ago Innovate UK ran its grant funding using paper based manual processes and disparate systems. Sarah led a project to develop a GDS compliant digital service which sits on GOV.UK to deliver grant funding opportunities to its customers. This has not only delivered process improvement, efficiencies and cost savings, but an understanding of how digital services should be designed around the needs of its end users. Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation works with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy. They drive growth by working with companies to de-risk, enable and support innovation.