No Min - £25,000
16 Jun 2021
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Innovate UK: Creative Industries Fund

UK registered micro and small businesses in the creative sector can apply for a package of support to grow their business. This package includes ongoing support from Innovate UK EDGE and funding of up to £25,000 for innovation projects.

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is to invest up to £2.5 million in innovation projects. This funding is from the £750m COVID support fund to help businesses bounce back from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The aim of this competition is to provide a package of targeted support for growth so ambitious, creative businesses can reach their potential. This package is designed to help creative businesses to explore new revenue streams by creating new products, services or IP which respond to changing market conditions.

Your proposal must:

  • be from the creative industries or support the creative industries
  • focus on a clear opportunity and the proposed innovation to address it
  • demonstrate the impact funding and support can have to the growth plan of your business

If your application is successful, you must work with an EDGE advisor to maximise your project’s impact. In applying to this competition, you are entering into a competitive process. This competition closes at 11am UK time on the deadline stated.