EU funding is now available for projects supporting:

Research & Innovation

Up to £1m funding is available for projects supporting research and innovation, specifically;

  • Enhancing research and innovation infrastructure and capacities to develop research and innovation excellence, and promoting centres of competence, in particular those of European interest
  • Promoting business investment in research and innovation

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SME Competitiveness

Up to £2m funding is available for projects that will enhance the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises, specifically:

  • Promoting entrepreneurship, in particular by facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas and fostering the creation of new firms, including through business incubators
  • Supporting the creation and the extension of advanced capacities for products, services and development

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Low Carbon Economy

Up to £1m funding is available for projects supporting the shift towards a low carbon economy in all sectors and in particular:

  • Promoting the production and distribution of energy derived from renewable resources
  • Promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy use in enterprises
  • Promoting low-carbon strategies for all types of territories, in particular for urban areas, including the promotion of sustainable multimodal urban mobility and mitigation-relevant adaptation measures
  • Promoting research and innovation in, and adoption of, low-carbon technologies

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Projects put forward must cover the Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership area. Applicants must submit their project outlines by 20 April 2018.