Creative Industries Council | Monthly Roundup

Here's our monthly round-up of funding opportunities for UK creative organisations, businesses and freelancers.

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High Growth AI Accelerator - accelerator programme for UK-based startups, scaleups and SMEs to help them validate and develop AI and ML deep-tech solutions for the creative industries.

Delivered by Digital Catapult, there are four commercial challenges to choose from:
◽ Digital Media (with LADbible Group)
◽ Leisure Industry (with Merlin Entertainments)
◽ Radio Media (with Bauer Media Group)
◽ Music Industry (with Music Technology UK)
Apply by 21 July.

Music Revenue Fund - Music businesses in Wales can apply to Creative Wales / Cymru Greadigol for up to £40,000 for support with campaigns for new releases, promoting live music, sync or catalogue music and Welsh language music. Apply by 22 July.

Creative Catalyst Challenge fund - creative entrepreneurs and companies can apply to Creative UK for a share of a total grant pot of £250,000 for projects to decarbonise or reduce waste in the UK creative sector. Apply by 22 July.

Innovate UK Investor Partnerships: SME round 8 - UK businesses working in the creative industries or XR for digital mental health can apply for grant funding alongside private investment from selected investor partners. Apply by 14 August.


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