Creative Catalyst 2024 Competition Briefing and Q&A

The next round of the Creative Catalyst competition is due to launch in January 2024. Up to £10 million is available to fund innovations in a wide range of creative industries in the UK from architecture to animation and from fashion to film.

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11.00 - 12.30



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Join us online to learn about the scope of Creative Catalyst 2024, including the timelines, who can apply and how to apply. You can ask the team from Innovate UK any questions about Creative Catalyst, and get all the information you need to submit an application.

Read more about the available funding.

About the competition

Creative Catalyst is looking for innovative, ambitious ideas that address an industry challenge, from people who have never had funding from Innovate UK before.

Creative Catalyst 2024 Scope

The creative industries projects supported by this fund must focus on one or more of the following sub-sectors:

  • advertising and marketing
  • animation
  • architecture
  • arts and culture
  • crafts
  • design
  • fashion
  • film, TV and video
  • games
  • publishing
  • music and radio
  • visual art and photography

Funding will be for projects of no more than £50,000 and applications must be led by a UK small or micro business that is from or supports creative industries in the UK.

Join us online to learn more about Creative Catalyst 2024, including the timelines, who can apply, and how to apply. There will be time to ask questions and get all the information you need to submit an application.

Related Opportunities

Creative Catalyst 2024

Opens: 23/01/2024 Closes: 06/03/2024

UK registered micro or small businesses in the creative industries sector can apply for funding of up to £50,000 with a package of tailored support to grow their business.

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Creative Catalyst

Creative Catalyst

The Creative Catalyst is a £30 million programme of phased financial and non-financial activities to provide end to end innovation support for high potential businesses in the creative sector.


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