GX Project Grants Scheme

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GX Grants scheme

The GX Project builds on the fantastic platform created by the Great Exhibition of the North to promote the region and boost innovation-led economic growth.

The GX innovation grants scheme has been delivered through 3 waves of funding and is enabling 27 local SMEs to develop a new product or service.

The grants scheme is focused on supporting companies operating in one of regional smart specialisation sectors and areas of opportunities: Passenger vehicle manufacture; Subsea and Offshore Energy, Life Sciences and Health; Creative, Digital, Software and Technology based services, Health innovation, business information modelling and immersive technologies.

Confirmed Wave 1 Grants

11 grants awarded

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Confirmed Wave 2 Grants

6 grants awarded

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Confirmed Wave 3 Grants

10 grants awarded

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Confirmed Wave 4 Grants

8 grants awarded


Wave 5 Grants – Applications closed

Grants awarded

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Wave 6 Grants – Applications open

Applications close at midnight on the 13th August 2020

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