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.