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 […]

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 […]

Funding allocated to Film Festival Fund

Film festivals give audiences the opportunity to engage with a wide range of British and international films, celebrating the rich diversity of life in the UK and beyond. The BFI has allocated Lottery funding of £1 million per year, for the four years from 2013-2017, to the Film Festival Fund. As part of the Audience […]