The DIATOMIC Accelerator provides an opportunity for innovative West Midlands companies to apply for funding for trials, as well as benefiting from expert support.

Innovative small-to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can apply for support and funding to trial solutions in response to one of four challenge areas identified by Birmingham City Council.

The DIATOMIC (Digital InnovAtion TransfOrMatIve Change) Accelerator is led by Connected Places Catapult in collaboration with Birmingham City Council, STEAMhouse and Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce.

It is part of the wider West Midlands Innovation Accelerator, which is designed to bolster the region’s innovation and R&D capability and spark commercial growth and investment.

A total of half a million pounds is available to support up to 12 companies selected to take part, with each being supported to develop and deliver live testing and trials.

The Accelerator is designed to harness the region’s knowledge base in digital technologies, helping to bolster innovation and R&D capacity to spark commercial growth and investment.

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