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4CNW Talent Fund - Creative Deadline Approaching

20 February 2013

Deadline : 8 March 2013

The 4CNW Funding Project aims to encourage non creative industry businesses to understand the value of creative thinking and offer creative professionals access to new customers.

4CNW Talent is an exciting new fund that offers business opportunities to professionals working in the creative industries. 4CNW Talent is suitable for creative practitioners who can offer services to businesses and work to commission. Applications are sought from all creative disciplines including design, music, performance, literature, film and digital arts.

The 4CNW Talent fund, which has a total budget of €100,000, invites Scottish businesses in the Agri-food, Life Sciences, Technology and Tourism sectors to apply for a talent voucher (between €1,000 and €5,000) to commission the services of a creative professional who can offer new areas of expertise to help solve a business challenge. With voucher awards worth up to €5,000 available for individual business challenges, applications will be assessed by an expert panel with successful businesses required to match their award creating a commissioning pot of up to €10,000 per project.

Creative professionals are invited to register for 4CNW Talent by completing the creatives online application form by Friday 8 March 2013. All those registering will receive the option to automatically sign up to the European How to Grow platform – an initiative which provides Europe wide networks for creative practitioners.

The deadline for Scottish businesses with a challenge to register has now passed, but a very exciting 49 businesses, many of whom are Highlands and Islands based, registered for 4CNW Talent by the closing date.

Full details of the 4CNW Funding Project for creatives thinking about registering can be found here.


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