£150k Grant Announced for Music Apps - Deadline 8th Nov

Music Note Bokeh by Daniel Paxton

IC tomorrow, part of the Technology Strategy Board, have launched a Digital Innovation Contest for Music.

There's £150k up for grabs in this contest to encourage digital innovation in the music sector. The contest has six challenges under three themes: rights and monetisation; digital and live music; and linking digital to physical.

Partners inlcude Decca Classics, Warner/Chappell Music, The Bedford, BBC Proms, Rocket Music Management and HMV. Successful applicants will receive up to £24k in grant funding to develop a prototype, gain from a valuable working partnership with the relevant contest partner who will trial their prototype for a minimum of three months and applicants will fully retain their IP.

The contest deadline is noon Thursday 8 November. Full contest and application details are available at: http://bit.ly/musiccontestgroup

All six contest partners took part in a webinar last week along with members of the IC tomorrow team to run through the application progress. The full recording of the briefing is available at http://bit.ly/musiccontestwebinar.

Good luck!

Photo (cc) Daniel Paxton


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