New calls launched for European funding

Three rounds of European funding for York, North Yorkshire and the East Riding are now open for applications. The calls are from the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme.

  1. Research and Innovation – this call is for a programme that will promote business investment in research and innovation. There is £2 million in funding available and the call is open until 25 September 2015.
  2. SME Support – this call is for proposals to provide support and advice that helps people running small and medium-sized businesses make better use of ICT. This call is for North Yorkshire only. £1 million of funding is available and it is open until 25 September 2015.
  3. ICT Infrastructure – this is a call for a programme to extend the rollout of high speed broadband. This call is for North Yorkshire only. £1 million of funding is available and it is open until 25 September 2015.

For all calls, there is a minimum value of £500,000 of funding that can be applied for.

Details on each of the calls, including how to apply are here:

You can find out more about ESIF funding and get more information on the calls at our event on 2 September in York, book your place here.

If you would like further information and/or support with your application, please contact Pip Betts on [email protected] or 07825 011961.