Challenge Fund – Status Update

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Status Update as at December 2021

  • Delivered one to one surgeries for approximately 10 individuals and organizations to scope out project ideas and further support potential applicants to develop high quality submissions to Round 2
  • Held internal assessment meeting for Round 2 submissions and compiled feedback for Advisory and Strategic Boards
  • Held Advisory Board meeting to consider resubmission and Round 2 Challenge Fund applications, and gather feedback
  • Held Strategic Board meeting to assess and make decisions on Challenge Fund applications
  • Further scoping, design, and delivery an online roundtable event with InFuse
  • Liaised with InFuse team for collaboration and identification of potential Challenge Fund applications from Cohort Alpha
  • Developed database of potential suppliers who have expressed an interest in the Challenge Fund
  • Developed full communications and engagement plan, co-ordinating with CCR and Cardiff University Comm’s Teams
  • Undertaken marketing and promotional activities, including developing written and video content for new website, and promotion of Round 2 closing deadline, events etc.
  • For more information on the themes and the process please see Cardiff Capital Region Challenge Fund – Innovation – Cardiff University

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