EdTech Innovation Fund

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What is the grant available for?

This fund will support up to 20 organisations with up to £100,000 to improve, evaluate and grow the reach of digital tools across four challenge areas:
   •Formative assessment
   •Essay marking
   •Parental engagement
   •Timetabling

The EdTech Innovation Fund grants will support:
   •Improvement - improving and testing early-stage products that want to grow                    their reach and impact
   •Implementation - supporting products to expand their reach to more schools,                  colleges and students
   •Evidence - supporting organisations to build the evidence base for what works                   in the four challenge areas

The financial support will last for a period of up to 18 months and grantees will have access to non-financial support relevant to their individual needs provided by Nesta.

Any eligibility criteria

The eligibility criteria are:

  • Your product will be delivered in England in primary and/or secondary schools and colleges. This varies for each of the challenge areas, so please check the specific fund application pages.
  • Your product uses digital technology to support one of four challenge areas as defined in these eligibility and selection criteria and FAQs)
  • Your product is ready to be, or has already been, used in schools or colleges in England
  •  Your application must be submitted in the name of a corporate body which may include schools, charities or private companies. We do not consider applications from individuals. 

What grant amounts are available?

The find will support up to 20 organisations with up to £100,000 to improve, evaluate and grow the reach of digital tools across four challenge areas:

  • Formative assessment
  • Essay marking
  • Parental engagement
  • Timetabling

Who provides the grant?

The grant is provided by Nesta, in partnership with the Department for Education.

How to apply for the grant?

Please click here for more information and to apply today!

Contact information:

Nesta

Address

58 Victoria Embankment London EC4Y 0DS

https://www.nesta.org.uk/project/edtech-innovation-fund/

+44 (0) 207 438 2500

Additional information

Closing Date: 12/08/2019

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