Geovation Programme Supporting Technology Innovators – Autumn 2018 Round Open

The Geovation Hub is London’s digital district data lab, supporting creative professionals who wish to experiment with location information and technology. The aim of the Geovation Programme is to help UK-based start-up entrepreneurs develop and launch innovative new prototype ideas that relate to location information or technology. There are two strands: The PropTech Programme supports…

Volvo Cars Tech Fund

Fund Information Funding body: Volvo Car Corporation and Volvo Group Maximum value: Discretionary Application deadline: None specified Background This programme has been established by the Volvo Car Corporation. The launch of the Volvo Cars Tech Fund is part of a continued push for innovation by Volvo Cars and accelerates the company’s digital transformation. In 2018,…

Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme (GBVS)

Advance Notice – Small or medium-sized businesses in the UK may be able to access a capital grant of up to £3,000 to upgrade their business broadband to a Gigabit capable connection through this programme. Fund Information Funding body: Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Maximum value: £ 3,000 Application deadline: None specified Background…

Innovation Loans: April 2018 Open Competition

Loans for UK SMEs to fund game-changing innovation projects with strong commercial potential that will significantly improve the UK economy. Fund Information Funding body: Innovate UK (IUK) Maximum value: £ 1,000,000 Application deadline: 06/06/2018 Background The UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK (IUK) works with people, companies and partner organisations to de-risk, enable and support innovation,…

2018 EIT Digital Challenge Now Open for European Tech Start-ups

Funding is available, plus travel costs, for the EIT Digital Challenge’s winning European technology start-up. The EIT Digital Challenge is an annual Europe-wide call for the most innovative start-ups in digital technology ready to scale up. It is provided through EIT Digital- a European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organisation. EU-based start-ups can apply with…

The Tourism NI Digital Audit

Digital DNA has teamed up with Tourism NI to take an audit of businesses within the Tourism & Hospitality sector to find out what the skill level and knowledge of digital technology and digital marketing is across the industry. This will help inform future events and campaigns from Tourism NI and shape what their business…

Rise to the Augmented Reality Challenge from Tourism NI

Could you improve the experience of visitors to Northern Ireland with the development of an AR project? Tourism NI, in partnership with the Department for Communities and Local Government, Digital Catapult NI and Matrix is investing up to £70,000 to encourage tourism focussed innovation in Augmented Reality. The Challenge Proposals are welcomed from technology and tourism stakeholders with innovative digital ideas…