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Marchmont House & Creative Informatics Residency

Applications for the next round of Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs are open now and feature a new creative residency opportunity with Marchmont House in the Scottish Borders.

Are you an individual or a small team working in Edinburgh or South East Scotland that would like to develop a new creative product or service using data or data-driven technologies?

Applications are open now for the next round of Creative Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs and close on Wednesday 19th May at 5pm.

Nine projects will be selected to receive funding of up to £12,000, plus mentoring via the Creative Edinburgh Mentorship Scheme, a paid membership for FutureX Plus, and access to the Edinburgh Innovations Enterprise Toolkit.

For the first time, Creative Informatics is teaming up with Marchmont House, a home for makers and creators situated in Berwickshire in the Scottish Borders, to offer a creative residency to one successful Resident Entrepreneur applicant.

This fantastic opportunity will include an initial two week stay at Marchmont House in September 2021 and use of the Tower Studio workspace, with the possibility of an additional two week stay in 2021/22, subject to agreement between the successful applicant and the Marchmont House team.

As well as accommodation and studio space, the residency will include regular check-ins and mentoring with a member of the Marchmont House team, led by Hugo Burge, former CEO of Momondo Group, now Co-Founder of Marchmont Ventures and the Marchmont Makers Foundation. Find out more about the Creative Informatics Marchmont House Creative Residency here: http://bit.ly/CI-MH
Creative Informatics welcome Resident Entrepreneur applications from individuals and small teams working in any area of the creative industries. Present and previous Resident Entrepreneurs include new media artist Martin Disley, music asset management platform Delic, screenshot note-taking app PicoJar, robotics startup Touchlab, and women’s magazine site The Flock.

If you would like to discuss your idea for an application, contact creativeinformatics@ed.ac.uk to arrange a chat with a member of the Creative Informatics team.

Open calls for Resident Entrepreneur applications open twice a year in April and October, with up to nine projects selected per call. For more information on the application process visit the Creative Informatics website.

Location: East Lothian, Edinburgh City, Fife, Midlothian, Scottish Borders, West Lothian

For further information, please contact creativeinformatics@ed.ac.uk (Creative Informatics), or visit https://creativeinformatics.org/resident-entrepreneurs/

Deadline 19 May at 5pm

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