The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) supports research and innovation, small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs), and the creation of a low carbon economy.

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Coast to Capital has an ERDF budget of £27m.

 

ERDF is facilitated in the Coast to Capital area through the "Maximising the benefit of ERDF in Coast to Capital" Technical Assistance Project, which is worth £196,275 in ERDF. The project is led by Coast to Capital, with Surrey County Council and Brighton & Hove City Council providing support.

 

Open Calls

 

There are currently 9 open Calls, totalling £13.5m ERDF. Our new £5m Call is in bold:

 

Call

Priority Axis

ERDF Value

R&D Brokerage Service

PA1 - Innovation

£1,000,000

Business Support Programme Lot 1 – Productivity

PA3 – Business Support

£2,000,000

Business Support Programme Lot 2 - Access to Finance & Investment Readiness

PA3 – Business Support

 

£1,000,000

Business Support Programme Lot 3 - Monetisation of Innovation

PA3 – Business Support

£2,000,000

Business Support Programme Lot 4 - Peer Support & Mentoring

PA3 – Business Support

£500,000

Business Support Programme Lot 5 - Start-up Programme

PA3 – Business Support

£500,000

Internationalisation

PA3 – Business Support

£750,000

Supporting the Shift Towards a Low Carbon Economy in All Sectors

PA4 – Low Carbon

£750,000

Enhancing the Competitiveness of Small and Medium sized Enterprises

PA3 – Business Support

£5,000,000

 

For further information on how to respond to the Calls and for links to the necessary forms and guidance, please visit:https://www.gov.uk/european-structural-investment-funds?keywords=coast+to+capital&fund_state%5B%5D=open&funding_source%5B%5D=european-regional-development-fund

 

Contracted Projects

 

2 projects totalling £1.5m ERDF have been fully contracted with DCLG. The interactive map below indicates where the contracted projects are being carried out and also provides an overview of what the projects will do.

 

For further in depth information on these projects please click on the ‘ERDF Contracted Projects – Further Details’ document in the related resources section to the right of this page.

 

Pipeline Projects

 

There are a further 4 projects, totalling £2.6m ERDF, awaiting a DCLG contract.

 

Closed Calls

 

7 Calls have now closed and have applications going through the review process.

 

Call

Priority Axis

ERDF Value

Project to engage CDIT SMEs in collaborative research with HEIs

PA1 - Innovation

£500,000

ERDF Innovation Vouchers

PA1 - Innovation

£2,500,000

ERDF Growth Hub

PA3 – Business Support

£3,900,000

Support for Wood Fuel Enterprises

PA4 – Low Carbon

£1,300,000

Support SMEs in the wider economy to take up Low Carbon solutions

PA4 – Low Carbon

£1,000,000

Support the LCEG Sector through Smart Specialisation

PA4 – Low Carbon

£750,000

Retrofitting – Whole Place Solutions

PA4 – Low Carbon

£1,200,000

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