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Black Country Technical Assistance Priorities 1 and 2: Research & Innovation and Enhancing ICT ERDF Workshop – 19/11/18


19 November 2018


10:00 – 12:00 followed by lunch


Seminar Room, Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre, Glaisher Dr, Wolverhampton, WV10 9TG See this document for travel directions by bus, train and car.


Black Country Technical Assistance supported by Sustainability West Midlands

The event

Applications are now open for the latest round of ERDF funding, with large amounts available in the West Midlands. The deadline for this round of ERDF funding closes on 23 November 2018. The Black Country Technical Assistance (BCTA) Team invite you to attend this workshop to find out more about the opportunity to apply for funding under Priorities 1 and 2. The agenda will include:
  • An introduction to ERDF opportunities from the BCTA Team
  • An overview of regional context from:
    • Ravi Kumar (Digital Lead at the Black Country Consortium)
    • Alan Carr (Low Carbon Policy & Partnership Manager, Innovation Alliance for the West Midlands)
  • Case studies:
    • Priority 1: Alana Correa (Smart Concept Project)
    • Priority 2: James Barfield (Digital Passport Project)
  • Priority 1 and 2 funding allocations
  • Key eligibility criteria and application routes
  • Next steps
This event is the second in a series of workshops BCTA are running on ERDF funding in the Black Country. This session will be followed by an afternoon workshop on Priority 3, Enhancing the Competitiveness of SMEs. Please register separately for the afternoon session if you wish to attend. Additional workshops include: Please register separately for these sessions if you wish to attend.

Booking and further information

This a free to attend event, which will include refreshments and be followed by lunch. To book your place at the event, please email the Black Country Technical Assistance team. If you would like information on the other BCTA ERDF workshops please go to our events page. This event is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

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