CLOSED: Skills for Growth: project call in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEP (OC05S16P0401).

Call to run a project that will deliver comprehensive skills development to encourage participants to progress through the workforce in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEP area.

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.


Projects should support individuals in businesses based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and which work within the Smart Specialisation areas E-health and e-wellbeing, Marine Technologies, Agri-tech, Digital Economy and Space/aerospace to access and achieve training and skills to further their knowledge, skills and competencies whilst directly contributing to business growth. Activity supported by this investment is sought to progress the Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Smart Specialisation agenda by delivering higher level Research and Innovation skills to individuals in the identified Smart Specialisation areas.

All activity must be explicitly linked to the five Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Smart Specialisation areas and linked to relevant employer needs/future needs of these markets within Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly

For more information, download the call specification.


The project must cover the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP area.


Approximately £4,368,000 of funding is available.


Outline application deadline: 20 December 2016.

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 30 April 2020.

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.

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 Social Fund Operational Programme can be found from our homepage.

Where to send completed applications

Completed Outline Applications must be submitted to 2014-2020.ESFAPPLICATIONS@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK. Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.

What happens next

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

Contact details

Contact. with queries linked to accessing or using the specification, forms, guidance etc

No applications are to be sent to this email address. Completed applications must be sent to the email address provided in the ‘Where to send completed applications’ section above / Section 9 of the Call Specification.

Published 25 October 2016
Last updated 21 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Skills for Growth: project call in Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LEP (OC05S16P0401) is closed.
  2. The Call Specification for call OC05S16P0401 has been updated to show the telephone number for CIoS TA team.
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