Deep Digital Cornwall Grant Fund

These funding streams are available to support research, development and innovation activity at appropriate scales within eligible SMEs.

The project team can also assist SMEs in applications for larger grant awards, e.g. via UK Research and Innovation (UKRI).

Innovation Vouchers

Innovation Vouchers (up to £5k) are awarded to SMEs to work up innovative ideas that explore the development of new products, processes or services. Use them for travel, services and purchases.

Research & Innovation Projects

Research and Innovation Projects (up to £80k awards) are available to support applied research and technological developments, pilot studies, early product validation actions, advancement of manufacturing capabilities, production and product development. These ambitious grants can involve a collaboration of SMEs and target research and innovation that will give regional SMEs global leadership in new digital business areas.

Additional Support Activities

  • Knowledge exchange, consultancy and research development meetings and workshops
  • Access to Deep Digital Cornwall Data Hub, including Data Visualisation Suite​
  • Access to University of Exeter academic expertise in the Camborne School of Mines and the Institute for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence​
  • Access to industry expertise and experience at Cornish Lithium, Cornwall Resources and the South West Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications​