Coast to Capital, the Local Enterprise Partnership, have recently announced that their six European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) calls are now open and available to bid for.

The £14.35m ERDF comprises of:

£4.6m ERDF in Priority Axis 1 (Innovation) Calls (x 3);

  • 1 x Priority Axis 1 (Innovation) call worth £4m ERDF.
  • 1 x Priority Axis 1 (Innovation) “Knowledge to Market Accelerator” call worth £600k ERDF. This is a cross-LEP call taking place across 5 LEP areas (Coast to Capital, Enterprise M3, Dorset, Solent, and Thames Valley Berkshire). This call is being led by the Enterprise M3 LEP. The Coast to Capital element of this call is worth £100k.
  • 1 x Priority Axis 1 (Innovation) “Quantum Computing Supply Chain Initiative” call worth £2.5m ERDF. This is a cross-LEP call taking place across 4 LEP areas (Coast to Capital, Enterprise M3, Dorset, and Solent). This call is being led by the Enterprise M3 LEP. The Coast to Capital element of this call is worth £500k

£5.75m ERDF in Priority Axis 3 (Business Support) Calls (x 2);

  • 1 x Priority Axis 3 (Business Support) “C2C Sector Specific Business Support Programme” call worth £5m ERDF.
  • 1 x Priority Axis 3 (Business Support) “Internationalisation” call worth £750k ERDF.

£4m ERDF in Priority Axis 4 (Low Carbon) Calls (x 1);

  • 1 x Priority Axis 4 (Low Carbon) call worth £4m ERDF.

The ERDF call window will be open until 23:59 on Friday 26th January 2018 for the 2 multi-LEP calls and 23:59 on Friday 9th February 2018 for all of the other calls.

See the calls and each specification here.