Applications are requested from developers, innovators and entrepreneurs, based in the United Kingdom, who have a prototype idea that is related to location information and technology.
The first part of the programme is made up of phases one to three and will take place over a six month period. During this six month period, successful applicants will receive a funding total worth £10,000. If a prototype is delivered successfully by the end of this period, the successful applicant may move forward onto phase four. Phase four will take place over a further six months and another £10,000 worth of funding. Successful applicants will receive funding during each phase that will support their progress and will help them to take their idea to the next level.
Geovation will also assist those who have reached phase four seek extra funding so that they may have more than one source of investment.
Successful applicants will receive the following support:
- Six months' worth of financial support.
- The opportunity to partake in one-to-ones, workshops, master classes and events.
- Developer and business related support.
- The opportunity to access software, technology and geospatial data.
- Support from expert leaders in the industry.
- Resident member status at the Geovation Hub in London.
The Geovation Hub is London's digital district data lab, supporting creative professionals who wish to experiment with location information and technology.
The intention behind this programme is to help start up entrepreneurs to develop and launch innovative new prototype ideas that relate to location information or technology.
Information regarding restrictions has not been stipulated. For further information, interested parties should contact the funding provider directly.
This programme is intended for developers, innovators and entrepreneurs. This programme is particularly aimed at those who are entering the spatial marketplace for the first time.
Match funding is not applicable to this programme.
Funding is intended to help start up developers, innovators and entrepreneurs to research, develop and launch a prototype related to location information and technology.
The next deadline for this scheme is 22 February 2017.
Applications can be made online through the Geovation website.
There are four phases to this programme, which will take place over the course of a 12 month period. These four phases are as follows:
- Phase 1 - Explore. This is the phase where successful applicants should spend time researching their idea, opportunities and issues.
- Phase 2 - Discover. This is the phase where successful applicants should spend time answering the "who, why and what?" about their idea.
- Phase 3 - Create. This is the phase where successful applicants should design, refine and build their prototype.
- Phase 4 - Embark. This is the phase where successful applicants should spend time turning their prototype into a product and a commercial reality. This should be the time when the prototype is launched.