Developing your business
Creativeworks London works with small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) from London’s Creative Economy and offers new collaborative research opportunities with arts and humanities researchers from CWL’s partner institutions.
If you are a London SME and want to explore new business ideas, access specialised research knowledge, explore emerging trends, markets and business opportunities, form long-term partnerships with Higher Education Institutions or Independent Research Organisations, and grow your business, Creativeworks London can help.
Shaped by our three main research themes – London’s Digital Economy, Capturing London’s Audiences and London: Place-Work-Knowledge – Creativeworks London has a number of exciting opportunities:
The Creative Voucher Scheme is a flexible and easy mechanism, for an SME to collaborate with one of Creativeworks London’s partners’ to develop a research project (see our partners page).
The key benefits to the SME are:
Creativeworks London BOOST scheme has replaced the Creative Voucher Scheme in the final stages of the Creativeworks London project. Creativeworks London BOOST is a follow on award that had been established to enable those businesses and researchers who have already benefited from Creativeworks London and London Creative and Digital Fusion support to develop and/or commercialise their ideas through an additional collaborative research project.
Please note that the BOOST scheme is now closed (June 2015), there will be no further funding rounds of this scheme.
The Creative Entrepreneur-In-Residence Scheme gives the entrepreneur the opportunity to take up a residency in one of our partner institutions and allows the entrepreneur to benefit from the expertise and knowledge of the researchers (see our partners page).
The entrepreneur will:
Please note that the Creative Entrepreneur In Residence scheme is now closed (June 2015), there will be no further funding rounds of this scheme.
The Researchers-In-Residence Scheme provides skills and research expertise from a doctoral student or early career academic researcher from one of Creativeworks London’s partners’ who will come and work in your business for a 3-to-4-month period (see our partners page).
This enables the SME to:
Please note that the Researcher In Residence scheme is now closed (December 2014), there will be no further funding rounds of this scheme.