Seed Funding For Digital Content Projects

Phase two of the Honeypot fund opens for applications

The Honeypot is the Honeycomb – Creative Works dedicated seed fund.

It is targeted at digital content creators from the INTERREG IVA region, ie:

  • Northern Ireland, excluding Belfast and the Outer Belfast area
  • six border counties of the Republic of Ireland
  • western seaboard of Scotland

Applications are now sought for the second phase of the Honeypot fund for awards under the Create and Captivate categories.

Create Award

The Create Award is targeted at existing ideas and projects that require additional support to take them to the next level.

Create is designed to help digital content freelancers or companies to further establish the commercial potential of a concept and fully develop and test their ideas. Eligible projects will have funding requirements of up to £5,000.

Captivate Award

The Captivate Award will apply digital content knowledge, skills and technologies for innovation in another business sector such as Big Data, Health and Tourism.

Applications are now invited from digital content creators involved in at least one of the following categories:

  • film and broadcast
  • animation
  • games development
  • interactive media
  • music technologies

Applications representing cross-border or cross-regional collaborations from within the eligible INTERREG IVA Region are particularly welcome. Eligible projects will have funding requirements of no more than £20,000.

The closing date for applications for both Create and Captivate Awards is Monday 17 November 2014 at 16:00.

Find out how to apply for Honeypot funding on the Honeycomb website.