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Creative Catalyst 2023 Competition

R Hollis

Creative Catalyst 2023 Competition

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Innovate UK (IUK) have announced their Creative Catalyst 2023 Competition.

Creative Catalyst 2023 will fund business innovation within the creative industries by providing a package of targeted and continuous support to help businesses grow.

IUK is encouraging proposals that can demonstrate benefit to the wider creative industries subsector or regional cluster – for example, projects that:

  •  Support the fashion and textiles sector’s transition to a circular model.
  • Improve transparency and accountability across the online advertising supply chain.
  • Create new revenue streams and fan engagement activities in the music sector.
  • Demonstrate how advanced digital technologies, including metaverse, blockchain and AI, can transform the publishing sector.

To lead a project, applicants must be UK-based micro or small businesses (SME) from the creative industries or support the creative industries.

Up to £10 million had been allocated to fund innovation projects in this competition, which will award grants of up to £50,000.

Projects must start by 1 June 2023, end by 30 November 2023 and last between 3-6 months.

Entries open on Monday, 5th December 2022 until Wednesday, 15th February 2023.

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