Now open for applications VocTech Seed Fund
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Our aim is to help improve vocational skills in the UK's workforce by funding digital solutions for vocational learning. We only fund activity that is ‘scalable’ through technology, ie projects that use digital methods to widen access to vocational learning. While digital learning solutions are potentially open to all, we are especially keen to assist digital projects which involve post school age vocational learners that have failed to be engaged by the education system.
We fund projects which act as catalysts for change
35 Funded projects
139,862 people involved
£3,824,567 in grant funding
Innovative, tech led solutions to improving adult vocational learning in the UK
Projects where some technology development has already taken place and our funding can help to accelerate its development
Proposals for products or services that can be scaled up to reach a large number of learners and thus have significant impact
Ufi is excited to announce that it is committing £1 million to its Manufacturing Skills Fund (MSF), investing in projects that use digital technology to improve how vocational learning is delivered in the manufacturing sector.Following a call for applications for funding, the MSF is investing in seven projects that will use emerging learning technologies to equip manufacturing workers with the skills they need for a rapidly changing industry.
The application form for Ufi’s latest VocTech Seed call is now open and completed applications must be submitted by 5pm on 25 May 2017. The VocTech Seed fund offers up to £50,000 for projects lasting up to 12 months. VocTech Seed supports early stage new ideas for digital vocational learning - and we’ve already met digital innovators with some great ideas. Our funding can be used to take new ideas forward - supporting technical development, design and testing.