Research and Innovation: call in Liverpool City Region (OC22R19P 1033)

Call to run a project providing research and innovation support in Liverpool City Region

This call was amended on 11 July 2019 to include investment priority area 1a.

Details

This call is looking to:

  • Enhance research and innovation infrastructure and capacities to develop research and innovation excellence, and promote centres of competence, in particular those of European interest
  • Promote business investment in research and innovation

For more information, download the call specification

Please note regarding eligibility: ERDF uses a fixed method to set hourly rates for staff working part of their time on a project, see section 5 of the ERDF Eligibility Guidance. Rates can be reviewed on an annual basis to reflect changes in wages. Please take this into account when setting your project budget.

Location

Project’s put forward under this call must cover the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership area.

Value

Up to £6,100,000 of funding is available through this call. A minimum value of £500,000 of funding can be applied for.

Deadlines

Outline application deadline: 30 September 2019

Completion date

Projects approved through this call will normally be expected to:

  • Submit a detailed and complete full application within three months of formal selection at outline stage. Projects which fail to meet this deadline may be deselected;
  • Commence delivery within the agreed timescale as stated in the Grant Funding Agreement; and
  • Have completed the delivery of project activity by the end of June 2023.

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 NW.ERDFENQUIRIES@communities.gov.uk.

Call reference number: OC22R19P 1033

Published 28 June 2019
Last updated 11 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Update to investment priority areas covered by call - 1a added
  2. First published.