The latest ERDF calls have been launched in the Coast to Capital LEP area , worth a total of £8.95 million. Projects would be for a maximum of three years and require organisations to provide 50% match to the projects. Apart from the low carbon call, applications will be assessed in batches at three specific points 17 February 2017, 30th April 2017 and 30th July 2017. It could well be that all funding is allocated at the first deadline with other projects being put on a reserve list. The low carbon call closes 3 March 2017.
- One Call comprising 5 Lots for ‘Business Support’, worth £6m, under Priority Axis 3. The five lots are Lot 1 – Productivity & Growth (£2 million), Lot 2 – Access to Finance & Investment Readiness (£1 million), Lot 3 – Monetisation of Innovation (£2 million), Lot 4 – Peer Support and Mentoring (£500K), Lot 5 – Business Start Up Programme (£500K)
- One Call on ‘Internationalisation’, worth £750k, under Priority Axis 3.
- One Call on ‘R&D Brokerage Service’, worth £1m, under Priority Axis 1.
- One Call on ‘Low Carbon: Retrofitting’, worth £1.2m, under Priority Axis 4.
Closes 3 March 2017
More details on all ESIF call can be found here https://www.gov.uk/european-structural-investment-funds