Join the team: Silicon South Operations Officer

Silicon South is working on behalf of the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership to develop a strategy for boosting the digital creative economy in Dorset. In the next 12 months, Silicon South has committed to undertake a series of research and feasibility studies which together will inform a full-scale investment strategy setting out how this growth […]

Silicon South launches Digital Accelerator

Digital start-ups across Dorset and England* have the chance to secure a £12,500 investment plus a package of business support to develop their most innovative digital ideas. Creative England’s Digital Accelerator, supported by Silicon South – Dorset’s creative and digital hub, provides an opportunity for up to ten businesses to pitch their ideas to a panel […]

£1m fund for digital healthcare innovation

Creative England has announced a new £1m fund for regional based small and medium enterprises designed to stimulate creative and digital innovation in UK healthcare.  Read the full story here. Four new programmes will open as part of the fund, which aims to encourage creative and digital businesses in the North, Midlands and South West […]

WIN One month’s free desk space at The Old School House

The Old School House in Boscombe is offering one lucky creative person the chance to have a desk (and all the extras) in this great co-working space – for absolutely free. You can take advantage of all the facilities, including: Attractive personal work space and desk Access to the geek-in-residence– solutions and support on hand […]

Calling all digital start-ups. Apply today for seed funding and mentoring programme

Digital start-ups across Dorset and England* have the chance to secure a £12,500 investment plus a package of business support to develop their most innovative digital ideas. Creative England’s Digital Accelerator, supported by Silicon South – Dorset’s creative and digital hub, provides an opportunity for up to ten businesses to pitch their ideas to a panel […]

Growing the creative economy – How the Arts Council is supporting the LEP

The Arts Council are recognizing how valuable the creative industries are to the UK economy.  In fact current estimates suggest the creative sector is worth £71.4 billion to the UK economy with major opportunities for growth.  In order to stimulate this growth the Arts Council are aligning their funding with that of Local LEP’s in […]