Digital Growth Grant, designed to accelerate the growth of tech start-up across the UK, opens to applications (application deadline: 15 August 2022)

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) has just opened the Digital Growth Grant competition and is inviting bids to accelerate the growth of tech start-up and scale-up ecosystems across the regions and nations of the UK.

The successful bidder will be awarded up to £12.09 million to be spent over two financial years 2023/24 and 2024/25.

This competition is open to applicants and consortia with funding available for activity taking place in the UK.

Applicants may take the form of sole legal entities or may wish to combine to form consortia, joint ventures (JVs), unincorporated associations or partnerships. Consortia will need to specify their lead applicant. Individual organisations are not permitted to apply as part of more than one consortium.

Applicant(s) must also be registered corporate entities and have a significant UK presence and deep knowledge of the UK tech sector.

Please note that individuals and public sector organisations are not eligible to receive this funding.

The deadline for applications is midday on Monday 15th August 2022.

Further information, including the Fund’s objectives, detailed timeline and Invitation to Application document can be found on the GOV.UK website.