New ESIF Call for South East LEP Area

A new Call has been launched under the ERDF strand of the European Structural and Investment Funds for the South East.

A new SME Support Call is open for projects that will support growth of the creative and cultural industries in the South East LEP area.

Grants from a minimum of £500,000 are available to enhance the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by:

  • Promoting entrepreneurship, in particular by facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas and fostering the creation of new firms, including through business incubators.
  • Supporting the creation and the extension of advanced capacities for products, services and development.
  • Supporting the capacity of SMEs to grow in regional, national and international markets.

The total available budget is £3 million and funding will be awarded for up to three years.

The deadline for applications is 27 May 2016.

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