Welcome to the Proof of Concept Grant Fund application portal
The techstartNI Proof of Concept Grant (PoC) Fund is managed by Pentech Ventures LLP.
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 27th June 2017.
All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session. The Pitch Sessions will take place on Wednesday 16th and Wednesday 23rd August 2017. Eligible applicants will be allocated a 30 minute slot on either of these dates.
Decisions on your application will be made in September 2017.
Next Concept Plus Grant Closing Date - 5pm Tuesday 29th August 2017.
All eligible applicants will be invited to a Pitch Session. The Pitch Sessions will take place on Wednesday 4th October and Thursday 5th October 2017. Eligible applicants will be allocated a 30 minute slot on either of these dates.
A shortlist of applicants will be selected to present to the Fund's Assessment Panel in November 2017.
Decisions will be made by December 2017.
For more information on the PoC Fund, including the eligibility criteria and the application process, please visit our FAQs.
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