Create Growth Fund Competition 3

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, is investing approximately £3 million in innovation projects in the creative sector.
This funding is from the Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) Create Growth Programme and has a regional focus across 12 regions.

The aim of this competition is to provide a package of targeted support to high-growth creative businesses to scale, build investor networks and reach their potential. This funding is designed to help creative businesses explore new innovation projects as a stimulus for growth.

UK registered micro, small or medium enterprises in the creative sector, in twelve specified regions of England, can apply for £10k-£30k for innovation projects to grow their business. Registration Closes 19 June 2024. Further information here

Innovate UK Business Growth previously Innovate UK Edge can provide government funded support for businesses from pre-starts to SMEs with an appetite for scale and growth.

The team of sector specific business advisors with in-depth knowledge of various sectors can assist businesses to secure funding and finance, provide connections and guidance to expand into new markets, achieve scale and manage innovation.