CLOSED: Skills for Growth: Smart Specialisation Project call in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Area (OC05S18P1253)

Call to run a project to increase Skills in the Smart Specialisation areas in the Cornwall and 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.


This Call seeks applications that will deliver an employer led approach to develop, trial and deliver the skills requirements of C&IoS businesses involved in the Smart Specialisation sectors ie agri-tech, digital economy, e-health and e-wellbeing, marine technology, space and aerospace. The Smart Specialisation Skills Framework (Feb 2016) is available for consultation at Smart Specialisation Skills Framework. The focus of any proposed project must relate to ‘business needs’ that are ‘employer identified’ with the beneficiary businesses being those involved in the project.

The focus of this call is directly aligned to the needs of local businesses.

For more information, download the call specification.


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


Approximately £1,800,000 of funding is available.


Full application deadline: 13 March 2019

Completion date

The project must be completed no later than 3 years and 6 months after the proposed start date.

How to apply

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

You will also need to complete the Annex for ESF IP2.2 Calls.

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 Full Applications must be submitted to

Failure to send completed applications to this email address by the deadline in the call specification will be ineligible for consideration.

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 19 December 2018
Last updated 14 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Skills for Growth: Smart Specialisation Project call in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly LEP Area (OC05S18P1253) is now closed.
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