Category: innovation fund

Innovation Fund Update

On 28th and 29th January I chaired what we have affectionately called our ‘Dragon’s Den;’ a panel of four: Suzanne Lowden (CEC), Liz Simpson (NHS Lothian), Ian Brooke (EVOC) and myself.

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Update on EIJB HSC Grants Funding (Transition / Innovation funds)

In agreeing its budget for 2019/20, the City of Edinburgh Council made “£200k available as transitional funding for organisations facing the greatest impacts following the loss of EIJB grant funding’.  The administration presented a report to Corporate Policy and Strategy Committee on 14 May 2019 which addressed mechanisms to identify how this funding can be best prioritised. The outcome of this meeting was to provide funding to the IJB to aid transitional support. If you would like to read the EIJB report

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Innovation Fund Working Group November Meeting

The second meeting of the innovation fund working group was held in City Chambers today, chaired by Stephanie-Anne Harris. The group aims to deliver a working process in order to best allocate the fund, of which £100,000 will be available each year 2019 through 2021. The group looked at more detail at a potential application process. Discussion was focussed around the first stage which was felt should be no more than 2 A4 pages and questions left quite broad in

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