This call is looking to enhance access to, and use and quality of, Information and Communications Technology; enhance the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises; and support the shift towards a low carbon economy and more specifically:
- Developing Information and Communications Technology products and services, e-commerce, and enhancing demand for Information and Communications Technology
- 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 small and medium sized enterprises to grow in regional, national and international markets and to engage in innovation processes
- Promoting the production and distribution of energy derived from renewable sources
- Promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy use in enterprises
- Supporting energy efficiency, smart energy management and renewable energy use in public infrastructure, including in public buildings, and in the housing sector
- Promoting low-carbon strategies for all types of territories, in particular for urban areas, including the promotion of sustainable multimodal urban mobility and mitigation-relevant adaptation measures
- Promoting research and innovation in, and adoption of, low-carbon technologies
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Project’s put forward under this call must cover the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership area.
Up to £3,050,722 of funding is available through this call (£283,568 under Priority Axis 2, £1,428,483 under Priority Axis 3 and £1,338,671 under Priority Axis 4). A minimum value of £500,000 of funding can be applied for.
Outline application deadline: 26 April 2019
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.
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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.
If you have a question, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call reference number: OC08R19S 0901