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  • Creative Catalyst 2023

    UK registered micro and small businesses in the creative industries sector, can apply for funding up to £50,000 with a package of support to grow their business.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants only.

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered micro or small business
    • have not previously received funding from Innovate UK

    Open now

    Opened:
    5 December 2022
    Closes:
    15 February 2023

  • DCMS Create Growth Fund: Competition 1

    UK registered micro, small and medium enterprises in the creative sector can apply for funding of between £10,000 and £30,000 for innovation projects to grow their business. This funding is from Innovate UK and includes support from Innovate UK KTN.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants only.

    To lead a project your organisation must be:

    • a UK registered micro, small or medium size enterprise (SME)
    • from the creative industries
    • registered in one of the DCMS Create Growth Programme appointed regions
    • not currently in receipt of public funding for business growth
    • able to demonstrate ambition for growth

    Open now

    Opened:
    28 November 2022
    Closes:
    8 February 2023

  • Innovate UK Smart Grants: October 2022

    UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25 million for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy. This funding is from Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation.

    Eligibility

    This competition is open to single applicants and collaborations

    To lead a project your organisation must:

    • be a UK registered business of any size or a UK registered research and technology organisation (RTO)
    • be or involve at least one micro, small or medium-sized enterprise (SME)
    • carry out all your research and development (R&D) project activity in the UK
    • intend to commercially exploit the project results from the UK

    Open now

    Opened:
    27 October 2022
    Closes:
    18 January 2023

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