Programme requirements

Applicants must ensure to comply with the following requirements:

  • Build an MVP against the chosen challenge brief.
  • Showcase tech solution developed in the programme – Digital Catapult does not take ownership of your intellectual property developed on the programme, however we do require you to present your solution relating to your challenge at the final showcase event February 2025.
  • Attend onboarding events hosted by Digital Catapult in August 2024 and final showcase February 2025.
  • Attend all of the workshops and/or webinars as agreed from August 2024 – February 2025 and stated in key dates.
  • We expect a minimum co-investment of £100,000 from solution providers/grant recipients. There are various categories of co-investment which can be considered. The Co-investments covers the value for money and cost to deliver the technology solutions. You can find further information on what co-investment we are looking for here.
  • Participant agrees to be visibly (name and logo) associated with the programme, whilst on the programme and afterwards as a former participant and beneficiary.  This includes marketing collateral, such as website, print and digital materials.
  • Applicants must be a UK based registered company – or prove they have an establishment in the UK and undertake the majority of the activity in the UK.
  • Applicants must be eligible to receive up to £150,000 in special drawing rights/De Minimis Aid
  • Applicants must have a UK business bank account for any payments to be made.
  • Applicants must be able to attend all of the activities as stated in programme obligations.
  • Applicants must develop solutions enabled by at least one of the technologies from the advanced digital technology stack: artificial intelligence, immersive, internet of things, distributed ledger technologies and 5G/future networks.