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OxLEP Go-Create grant funding
Are you an innovative entrepreneur or SME looking for funding?
OxLEP has a grant round due to open next week (2nd March)
The Go-Create grant round is open offered as part of the Innovation Support for Business (ISfB) programme.
Go-Create grants are available on a competitive basis for innovation projects within eligible SMEs from £1,000 to £50,000, under the De Minimis State Aid scheme with a minimum 2:1 co-investment requirement by the applicant business.
Examples of innovation projects include:
– Investment in product and service development
– Technological and applied research
– Early product validation actions
– Supporting advance manufacturing capabilities.
To find out more, please visit the Go-Create grant page.
OxFutures innovation funding
OxFutures is looking to fund low carbon innovations that are being developed by Oxfordshire-based businesses and university spin-outs.
Feasibility and implementation grants are available up to £25,000 on a 50:50 matched basis. Our grants can cover half your development costs. The remaining half needs to come from your own sources; either capital, seed funding, bank loans or private investment.
Contact Alison Grunewald, Business Relationship Manager at the Low Carbon Hub.
More info here: http://oxfutures.org/innovation/
ECargo bike grant fund
The Department for Transport has made £2 million funding available for the acquisition of ecargo bikes, to support green last mile deliveries. This funding is available to limited companies, sole traders, partnerships, charities and not-for-profit organisations. Public, community or third sector organisations are also eligible providing they meet the eligibility criteria.
eCargo Bike Grant funding covers up to 20% of the total cost of an ecargo bike, up to a maximum of £1,000 per bike. To be eligible for funding, an ecargo bike must have minimum 125 litre cargo volume capacity and minimum 130 kg weight capacity (combined rider and cargo weight).
Funding level: up to 20% of the total cost
Deadline: No deadline