£8 million available to re-imagine the High Street

February 12, 2014 8:27 am

Tech Strategy Board logo

The Technology Strategy Board has announced it is to invest up to £8million in a competition to encourage new ways of attracting people back to UK high streets.   This competition seeks to develop new technology-enabled solutions that can address the challenges facing the high street by exploring innovative approaches to retailing, service provision, logistics and travel management.

Up to £2 million is available for feasibility studies in phase 1 of the competition and up to a further £6 million is available in a second phase to further develop successful phase 1 projects. The competitions are open to all organisations that can demonstrate a route to market for their solution. Successful organisations will attract a 100% funded development contract of up to £10,000 in phase 1, and up to £1.2 million in phase 2. It is expected that phase 1 projects will last six months and phase 2 projects to last 24 months.

The deadline for registration is noon on the 26th February 2014 and the deadline for applications for phase 1 of the competition is noon on the 5th March 2014.  Further information can be found on the Technology Strategy Board’s website (this link is now closed).

Categorised in: , ,


 
 
 
 

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up to receive useful facts and information on finance and grants, business, property and skills (* indicates required field)

 

 

News

Upcoming Events

26.09.17

Midlands Engine market visit: TRAKO international railway fair

The second largest rail show in Europe with more than 15,000 visitors and 600 exhibitors in 20,000 sqm of exhibition space. The exhibition brings together all elements of the rail industry from passenger rail, light rail and freight, as well as infrastructure with industry attendance and participation from across the board.

26.09.17

EMCC: Debt recovery protocol

The new Pre-action Protocol will apply to any business (including sole traders and public bodies) claiming payment of a debt from an individual (including a sole trader). Effective from 1 October, find out how it will affect your business at this FREE event.

See More >

 

 
Menu