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£4m of Funding Available for Cross Platform Production in Digital Media

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Cross Platform Production in Digital Media

Innovate UK has announced £4m of funding to stimulate innovation across the UK’s creative industries.

This business-led and collaborative competition will support projects that address convergence in digital media technologies and will combine knowledge, skills and technologies from the UK’s film, television, online video, animation and video games industries.

Key Information:

Total Project Costs: £300,000 to £750,000, although projects outside this range will be considered.

Funding Allocation: Small businesses receive up to 70% of eligible project costs, medium-sized business 60% and large businesses 50%. Innovate UK match-funding is non-repayable public funding.

Retention of IP: Your company retains all IP rights, licences and future commercialisation benefits, without having to dilute the equity of your business.

Application Process: Two Stages

  • Stage 1 – Expressions of Interest. Deadline: 6th January 2016
  • Stage 2 – Invited Applications. Deadline: 10th March 2016

Competition Scope:

Successful applications will address the technical challenges of producing creative content across a range of media and devices, and on different platforms.

This competition will encourage businesses to undertake risky projects, with the potential of making technological breakthroughs that will drive creative and commercial success and enhance the UK’s international position.

More specifically, £4m of funding is available in one or more of these areas:

Tools or applications that:

  • Address the challenges of creating content ‘in real time’ and across different platforms.
  • Enable integration of pre-production, production and post-production processes into a single stage.
  • Allow producers or consumers to interact with content in real-time, without sacrificing rendering and playback capabilities.

Solutions that:

  • Help create and manage complex digital assets and metadata, across different formats.
  • Lead to increased production workflow efficiency and iteration, addressing the challenge of real-time content creation and production across different platforms.

How Myriad can help secure your R&D Grant Funding

Most applications for R&D Grant Funding don’t succeed, but working with Myriad’s specialist Grant Writing Team can boost your chances of Grant Funding success. Myriad has a 75% success rate for Innovate UK grants, the national average is only 15%.

By engaging Myriad’s grant writing services, you can be certain of gaining a significant competitive advantage over other grant applicants.

We assess your chances of winning

We write your grant application

We prepare your financial plan

We submit your grant application

We help you to comply with the stipulations of your grant

We take care of your application from start to finish

Myriad Associates have secured in excess of £20m of R&D funding for UK business, including clients across the creative industries. Please visit the R&D Grants page of our website for further information.


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