Funding Opportunity: ERDF applications now open

Applications are now open for the latest round of ERDF funding, with large amounts available in the West Midlands. Below, you will find the links to various available funding opportunities for different parts of the region. Please click on the appropriate region below each funding opportunity for the link to funding applications. Please note the closing date of 23 November 2018.

SWM are running events to support applications in the Black Country and we will link through to the event pages once they are live.

Priority 1 – Research and Innovation:

This call is looking to support research and innovation. This includes enhancing research and innovation infrastructure and capacities to develop research and innovation excellence, and promoting centres of competence, in particular those of European interest. It also includes promoting business investment in research and innovation.
Head to this workshop if you’re interested in this funding and would benefit from some expert help!

Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire

Priority 2 – IT and Comms:

This is a call to run a project enhancing access to, and use and quality of, information and Communications Technology through development of new products and services as well as enhancing demand for these technologies.

If you’re thinking about applying for this funding, but could do with some additional support, attend this workshop on 19 November!

Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire

Priority 3 – SME Support:

This is a call for project’s enhancing the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises, especially in regards to innovation, entrepreneurship and engaging in international markets.

Get some expert help for this funding opportunity at this event!

Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Black Country, Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire, The Marches (Transition region of Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin only)

Priority 4 – Low Carbon:

This call is looking to support the shift towards a low carbon economy in all sectors through development and adoption of new technologies. This is in areas such as energy, infrastructure, and housing.

This workshop will give you all the information needed to create a successful application

Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire, The Marches (Transition region of Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin only)

Priority 5 – Climate Change:

This call is for project’s promoting climate change adaptation, risk prevention and management in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. This funding is for promoting investment to address specific risks, ensuring disaster resilience and developing disaster management systems.

Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire

Priority 6 – Environment and Resource Efficiency:

This call is for projects focused on preserving and protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency. This is aimed at projects focused on preserving biodiversity, reducing air pollution, and reducing the impacts of the waste and water industries.

You can gain additional insight and support for this funding by attending this workshop!

Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Black Country,  Stoke on Trent and Staffordshire, The Marches (Transition region of Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin only)