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CI Funding Opportunities Open Now!

The Creative Informatics team are working from home at the moment and exploring how we can support and continue to engage with the creative community at this time, more info on that coming soon! In the meantime, here’s a reminder of the Creative Informatics funding opportunities that are open for applications RIGHT NOW!

Resident Entrepreneur Martin Disley @ CI Labs 3 credit StudioRoRo

Resident Entrepreneurs

If you are an individual or a small team in Edinburgh or South East Scotland that would like to develop a new product or service using data or data-driven technology, you can apply for funding of up to £12,000 to support your work.

Applications close on Monday the 27th of April, find out more and apply now!


Creative Informatics Small Research Grants

Creative Informatics Small Research Grants of up to £5,000 are available for early career researchers based at the University of Edinburgh or Edinburgh Napier University, who want to explore innovative uses or applications of data in creative and cultural sectors. Full information on the scope of this call can be found in the CI Small Research Grants Information Document.

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday the 16th of April, find out more and apply now!


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Connected Innovators

Connected Innovators supports emerging leaders from within the creative industries who want to take time out to conduct research and development that will enable them to advance their own careers and/or business. If you are looking to develop a specific area of your creative practice or business using data or data-driven technology, you can apply for funding of up to £10,000 to support your work.


Connected Innovators is delivered by Creative Edinburgh who will be running online workshops on Shaping Your Idea and Writing a Funding Application, for individuals interested in applying to be a Connected Innovator. Workshops will be followed by a Digital Drop In, where you can sign up for 10 minute one-to-ones to discuss specific areas of your idea. Dates and details of online workshops coming soon.

Applications close on Monday the 25th of May, find out more and apply now!

If you would like further information about any of these opportunities, contact the Creative Informatics team who will be happy to help, email creativeinformatics@ed.ac.uk.


If you have any questions about Creative Informatics, please contact us.

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