Concept Development Grants

CityLabs Grants of up to £5000

The Concept Development Grant Fund is there to make sure that the best ideas don’t fail because they are short of a little cash needed to help them along. We will support you with grants towards the cost of capital equipment and additional expertise needed to help you develop your concept. All grants are expected to be match funded by you. For example, if you need a powerful server that will cost you £10k, we can support this with a grant of £5k towards that cost. All grants are subject to an APPLICATION and assessment by the CityLabs Team.

All Grants are made subject to State Aid Declaration by you and subject to terms and conditions.

CityLabs Grant Guidance

CityLabs Grant Application Form

Any questions simply EMAIL the CityLabs team.

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Another fantastic meeting with academics at the @OpenUniversity this morning as part of the @CityLabsProject. Some fantastic work going on behind the scenes on our latest innovation project. An honour to work with such talented individuals. #innovation #thinkingoutsidethebox 💡

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SME in the IT industry? @IoCoding is running a second workshop to work with Industry and communities to help in understanding the employability gap and skills needed to support current and future businesses and communities. Learn how here >> https://t.co/HwoYXdpjjc

The @CityLabsProject Innovation award for Milton Keynes went to @LivingWell_UK - more about the #BrightSparc Awards here: https://t.co/XqOvO6oMwt #BiztechEvents

We are delighted and honoured to have won TWO awards at the @MKBiztech #BrightSparc2018! ‘Best startup technology business’ and ‘Best technology collaboration’ working with @uniofbeds and @OpenUniversity. Utilising innovative #opendata tech to revolutionise education recruitment!

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We are delighted to have won the #BrightSparc #CityLabsProject Innovation Award shows how important #LivingWell, at #Home, in #LaterLife @LivingWell_UK is and how technology can help make this a reality for us all. #HomeCheck

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