Welcome to the Proof of Concept Grant Fund application portal
The techstart NI Proof of Concept Grant (PoC) Fund is managed by Techstart Ventures LLP.
Techstart Ventures LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.
On a competitive basis, the PoC Fund seeks to support entrepreneurs with grants directed towards exploring the viability and commercial potential of an innovative concept.
The funding comes in the form of a Concept Grant (up to £10k) and a Concept Plus Grant (up to £25k).
- Next Concept Grant Closing Date - 5pm Tuesday 21st August 2018.
All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session. The Pitch Sessions will take place throughout Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th September 2018. All applicants must be available to present on either of these dates.
Decisions on your application will be made by October 2018.
- Next Concept Plus Grant Closing Date - 5pm Tuesday 28th August 2018.
All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session. The Pitch Sessions will take place throughout Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th September 2018. All applicants must be available to present on either of these dates.
A shortlist of applicants will then be selected to present to the Fund’s Assessment Panel. The presentation to the Assessment Panel will take place in October (final date TBC). Shortlisted applicants must be available to present on the selected date.
Decisions will then be made.
For more information on the PoC Fund, including the eligibility criteria and the application process, please visit our FAQs.
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