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Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships (SDIPs) programme

Due to demand, Staffordshire University are not taking any applications for SDIPs project until further notice. To find out about national funding you can access for digital innovation, please complete their enquiry form.

Enquiry form Staffordshire University Employer Partnerships

The Staffordshire Digital Innovation Partnerships (SDIPs) programme was a collaborative project between Staffordshire University and Staffordshire County Council to drive transformation through digital innovation in the region. The project was funded by Staffordshire University, Staffordshire County Council and the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020.

The programme created 36 Partnerships between Staffordshire SMEs and Staffordshire University. Projects will improve business processes and support the development of new to market products and services through the use of innovative digital technologies.

Digital Innovation Partnerships (DIPs)

An open call to businesses looking to use digital innovation to revolutionise their business. Focused on technological transformation this strand will support the development of new processes, services or products and their accompanying transformational change within the business.

Business Intelligence Partnerships (BIPs)

A focused strand supporting businesses to unlock the power of the data they collect. Enabling successful applicants to improve decision making by using a range of business intelligence tools and techniques.

Social Challenge Innovation Partnerships (SCIPs)

In partnership with Staffordshire County Council a series of local council and government prioritised social challenges will be released each year. Digitally focused entrepreneurs and Staffordshire based digital SMEs will be given the opportunity to pitch to develop prototype solutions to each challenge.

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