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Arts Council Seed Funding

£10K Seed funding scheme for cross sectoral collaboration driving innovation, creating new products, services and experiences

Seed Funding Available

The Creative Industries Seed Fund aims to form partnerships between artists/arts organisations and creative businesses to explore the possibilities of using new, emerging, and immersive technologies to expand the possibilities of how the arts can be distributed and utilised in new and innovative ways. This competitive opportunity is for Seed funding capped to £10,000.

The Arts Council has designed this programme with the following objectives:

  1. Encourage Cross-Sectoral Collaboration;
  2. Drive innovation in technologies;
  3. Creating new content, products, services and experiences.

The aim of this project is to assist entrepreneurs, businesses, or organisations to undertake projects that:

1. Contribute to the growth of the creative industries;

2. Unlock future income generation.

There will be an information workshop (attendance is not mandatory) taking place as follows:

Workshop details:

Belfast Workshop

Date: 10 January 2020

Time: 10:00am – 13:00pm

Venue – Digital Catapult, Ormeau Baths

Click here for more information or to book your place contact Matthew Malcolm on 028 9262 3558. You can also email