CLOSED Research and Innovation: call in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly (OC05R17P 0586)

Call to run a project providing support for research and innovation in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

This call is now closed. Please do not submit an application for this call. The information provided on this page is for reference purposes only.


This call is looking to promote business investment in research and innovation and specifically:

  • develop links and synergies between enterprises, research and development centres and the Higher Education sector, in particular promoting investment in product and service development, technology transfer, social innovation, eco-innovation, public service applications, demand stimulation, networking, clusters and open innovation through smart specialisation

  • support technological and applied research, pilot lines, early product validation actions, advance manufacturing capabilities and first production, in particular in key enabling technologies and diffusion of general purpose technologies

For more information, download the call specification.


Project’s put forward under this call must cover the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership area.


Up to £10,000,000 of funding is available through this call. A minimum value of £500,000 of funding can be applied for.


Outline application deadline: 24 September 2017

Completion date

It is anticipated that funding from this call will be awarded for up to 3 years.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form. The form and guidance can be found here.

Please make sure that you are using the latest version of the form and guidance from our website to submit your application.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance and the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme can be found from our home page.

You may also find it helpful to see details regarding Technical Assistance projects. Details of these can be found on our website.

What happens next

If your outline application is successful, we’ll contact you and ask you to make a full application. ## Contact details

If you have a question, contact

Call reference number: OC05R17P 0586

Published 3 July 2017
Last updated 25 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. This call has closed
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