New – UWE Bristol’s £1m Digital Innovation Fund

Are you looking for ways to address new challenges presented by COVID-19?

The Digital Innovation Fund: UWE Bristol’s £1m Covid-19 Recovery Fund provides free support and grants for West of England businesses who are seeking to innovate during these turbulent times.

The scheme, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), offers eligible businesses innovation grants from £10,000 to £40,000 to fund 35% of project costs.

The grant scheme is open to businesses in any sector that want to innovate and address new challenges that have arisen from Covid-19. Applicants must be small or medium sized enterprises and based in Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire.

Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Enterprise Martin Boddy commented: “Innovation is the foundation of our recovery. UWE Bristol’s £1m Digital Innovation Fund will provide a boost to the region’s businesses that are looking to address new challenges created by Covid-19 and the financial crisis”

Application deadline: 8 July 2020

This is a new grant programme, please register your interest using the Digital Innovation Fund website.