CLOSED: Technical Assistance - Smart Specialisation: call in England (OC00R18P 0781)

Call to run a Technical Assistance project on smart specialisation in England.

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 is a specific call for Technical Assistance looking for applications from organisations who can deliver smart specialisation activities to support the delivery of research and innovation activities.

For more information, download the call specification.


This call is open to all areas in England.


Up to £500,000 of funding is available through this call.


Outline application deadline: 12 October 2018

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: OC00R18P 0781

Published 29 August 2018
Last updated 31 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. This call has closed.

  2. First published.