About Creative England
Creative England invests in and supports creative ideas, talent
and businesses in film, TV, games and digital media. We aim to grow
the brightest, the best, and those with the most promise so that
individuals and businesses can achieve their full creative and
commercial potential. We help identify future opportunities to grow
the economy and generate jobs.
With offices in Salford, Birmingham, Brighton, Bristol,
Sheffield Pinewood and Elstree, we are a national agency with
strong local and regional links.
Creative England GamesLab
Creative England GamesLab is a £1 million programme of
investment and support, designed to aid and sustain the growth of
the region’s burgeoning games’ industry through the
development of innovative games and IP. Working with
emerging and established companies, Creative
England GamesLab aims to create the conditions necessary for
the most innovative and commercially astute games companies from
around the region to flourish. Working with employers,
students and individuals,Creative England GamesLab also
delivers initiatives to create jobs and ensure the retention of
established and emerging talent within the region to sustain the
growth it aims to deliver during its two-year
lifespan. Creative England GamesLab is funded by the
European Regional Development Fund, supported by the
Government’s Regional Growth Fund and led by Creative
European Regional Development Fund
Creative England GamesLab project is part-financed by the
SW Competitiveness & Employment Programme which forms a part of
the European Regional Development Fund Programme 2007 to 2013. The
Department for Communities and Local Government is the managing
authority for the European Regional Development Fund Programme,
which is one of the funds established by the European Commission to
help local areas stimulate their economic development by investing
in projects which will support local businesses and create jobs.
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Regional Growth Fund
The Regional Growth Fund (RGF) is a flexible and competitive
£3.2 billion fund operating across England from 2011 to 2017.
It supports projects and programmes that are using private sector
investment to create economic growth and sustainable employment.
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Creative England’s business development
programme, providing development funding and market expertise
to small creative and digital businesses, is supported by the
Government’s Regional Growth Fund (RGF).