Funding for South-West companies to attend SXSWi and Digital Mission

swscreen.gifWant to go to SXSWi but don't have the cash? Want to join the Digital Mission to SXSWi with 40 of the UK's hottest digital SMEs but a bit strapped? Located in the South-West?

This could be your lucky day.

South West Screen whose role in digital life is to help companies from the region take advantage of opportunities in the global market place. The lovely folks from iShed are handling the organisation and applications. There's space for six companies and the criteria is pretty broad:

So, if you:

  • are a web/mobile company working in the South West
  • have a track record of delivering brilliant, innovative work
  • have a thirst to promote yourselves and the region

Please note that the deadline for applications is 3 December 2008. Entries will be reviewed by iShed and South West Screen and the results will be announced in the final week of December 2008.

(from South West Screen website)

And of course, if you're looking to come on the Digital Mission there's a bursary towards the travel and accommodation costs. Check out the South West Screen website for more information and an application form.