ERDF Call – Technical Assistance – Smart Specialisation

September 7, 2018 3:19 pm

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A National Technical Assistance Call specifically for Smart Specialisation is now open! Closing date for the call will be 12 October 2018.


This is a specific call for Technical Assistance looking for applications from organisations who can deliver smart specialisation activities to support the delivery of research and innovation activities.

For more information, download the call specification.


This call is open to all areas in England.


Up to £500,000 of funding is available through this call.


Outline application deadline: 12 October 2018

Completion date

It is anticipated that funding from this call will be awarded for up to 3 years.

How to apply

To apply for funding under this call you will need to complete and send the Outline Application form to the email address provided in the call document. The guidance provides information to help you complete the form. The form and guidance can be found here.

Please make sure that you are using the latest version of the form and guidance from the website to submit your application.

You are also advised to read the details in the call documents in order to produce an application that complies with the requirements and meets the needs set out in the Operational Programme. All this information, the related guidance, and the European Regional Development Fund Operational Programme can be found here.

You may also find it helpful to see details regarding Technical Assistance projects. Details of these can be found via this website.