It will support research and development projects that use digital technology to enhance audience reach and/or explore new business models for organisations with arts projects.
The Fund is open for application 2012-15 (on a rolling application basis), Organisations with arts projects based in England, Technology providers and Researchers or research teams are invited to form collaborative relationships and make joint funding applications.
The Digital R&D Fund for the Arts has been designed to accommodate a range of innovation projects which will include key themes identified in collaboration with the arts sector:
- User generated content and social media
- Distribution and exhibition
- Mobile, location and games
- Data and archives
- Education and learning
For further details see the NESTA website or our previous blog post highlighting the launch of the call.