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North of Tyne Combined Authority - Digital Growth and Innovation Programme

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The North of Tyne Combined Authority is rolling out the next phase of its Digital Growth and Innovation Programme with a call for ‘Expressions of Interest’ covering a range of interventions designed to support the growth of digital businesses.

Funding priorities for this Call include, but are not limited to:

  • Support for start-up and early-stage digital/tech businesses;
  • Targeted support to grow existing and emerging digital clusters and sub-sectors;
  • Encouraging mission-driven innovation and growth in health-tech and other emerging clusters that have societal impact; and
  • Approaches to strengthen the narrative around the sector, improving regional and national awareness of its strengths.

The Combined Authority has made up to £5m of funding available over the next three years and is seeking high quality, evidence led and partnership focused proposals with the potential to have a strategic and significant impact on the digital sector in the North of Tyne area.

An application form is available on request.

The deadline for submission of Initial Expressions of Interest is noon on 13th November 2020.

Find more detailed information about the Digital Growth and Innovation Programme, and how to apply, here.

Any questions should be directed to [email protected].