Hertfordshire LEP has been allocated a sum of up to £2.6m towards research and innovation projects from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This funding is specifically geared towards projects that will:

  • Enhance research and innovation infrastructure and improve capacities to develop research and innovation excellence,
  • Promote centres of competence (in particular those of European interest), and
  • Promote business investment in research and innovation.

A minimum value of £500k can be applied for and it is anticipated that successful bids will be granted funding for up to three years.

To apply, please submit your project outline using the Outline Application form by 10th November 2017. The Outline Application form, guidance notes, call specification and eligibility criteria can all be found here.