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Resident Entrepreneur applications open

Applications for Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs are open now

Are you an individual or a small team working in Edinburgh or South East Scotland that would like to develop a new creative product or service using data or data-driven technologies?

If so, you can apply for funding of up to £12,000 to support your work as a Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneur.

Applications for Resident Entrepreneurs are open now and close on Monday the 9th of November at 5pm.

Creative Informatics welcome applications from individuals and small teams working in any area of the creative industries. Present and previous Resident Entrepreneurs include new media artist Martin Disley, music asset management platform Delic, screenshot note-taking app PicoJar, robotics startup Touchlab, and Edinburgh Tool Library.

If you would like to discuss your idea for an application, join the Creative Informatics team for their next Resident Entrepreneur Discovery Workshop, taking place online on Thursday 29 October at 2pm. Register now!

Open calls for Resident Entrepreneur applications open twice a year in April and October, with up to nine projects selected per call. For more information on the application process visit the Creative Informatics website. If you have any questions or would like more information, contact the Creative Informatics team at creativeinformatics@ed.ac.uk.

Creative Informatics

Creative Informatics is an ambitious research and development programme based in Edinburgh, which aims to bring the city’s world-class creative industries and tech sector together, providing funding and development opportunities that enable creative individuals and organisations to explore how data can be used to drive ground-breaking new products, businesses and experiences. The programme is nurturing local talent through five key funding programmes and regular events that support Edinburgh’s creative industries to do inspiring things with data.
To find out more visit the Creative Informatics website.

Creative Informatics is a partnership between the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Napier University, Codebase and Creative Edinburgh, funded by the Creative Industries Clusters Programme managed by the Arts & Humanities Research Council as part of the UK Government’s Industrial Strategy, with additional support from the Scottish Funding Council. The programme is part of the City Region Deal Data Driven Innovation initiative.

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