The Business of Fashion, Textiles & Technology (BFTT) SME R&D Support Programme is now open for Expressions of Interest.
This funding call is looking to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the development of the next generation of products, services and experiences in the fashion, textiles and technology sectors – with sustainable innovation at their core.
Who is eligible to apply?
- UK-based SMEs, with existing operations in the UK trading for a minimum of 2 years as a fashion, textiles or related technologies business.
- UK-based SMEs trading for a minimum of 2 years in the FTT sector, applying in partnership with a 2nd industry partner.
- UK-based SMEs that wish to advance their market position and make a positive impact in the sector through research and development of new products, services and/or experiences.
Further information about the programme, including eligibility, selection criteria, core funding themes and key dates can be found here.
An up-to-date list of frequently asked questions can also be accessed here.
The deadline to register is Monday, March 29, 2021 expressions of interest can be submitted here.