REACTOR can support eligible SMEs in the following ways:
All REACTOR support grants must be match funded 50% by the SME.
1. 1-2-1 consultancy: support for SMEs wishing to access 1-2-1 consultancy, tailored to individual requirements; help to reduce the uncertainty about an innovation; guidance on solving specific problems and ultimately enabling the business to launch a new product or service. At least 12 hours of bespoke mentoring (maximum eligible costs £1,200; maximum grant £600).
2. Innovation support - product new to organisation: SMEs can procure support from any business (large or small), consultant or professional adviser; or from any research entity or university. At least 12 hours of innovation support can be funded to launch a product new to the firm (maximum eligible costs up to £12,000: maximum grant £6,000).
3. Innovation support - product new to market: SMEs can procure support from any business (large or small), consultant or professional adviser; or from any research entity or university. At least 12 hours of innovation support can be funded to launch a product new to the market (maximum eligible costs up to £12,000: maximum grant £6,000).
Games development and academic support: REACTOR can provide you with mentoring support through its many activities where you can meet with experts in the field of games creation, theory and technology as well as business development.
REACTOR is also a part of the academic community, with specialisms across the board. At our events this support is given in group situations where you can work with other SMEs to focus on understanding a particular market or in an early stage of concept development.
Specialist games software and hi spec hardware: Our Incubator Space in Cambridge provides a make-space giving access to specialist games software and high spec development and rendering machines to create slick and professional products.
Access to a cross discipline network cluster: Our incubator Space is also a great place to with games developers, technical support and expert academic advice to assist you in developing your product. Our programme of events and Meetups will introduce you to other SMEs, Games development specialist and wider business contacts in the local business development and support network.
To become a part of the REACTOR project you need to be an eligible SME and meet the following criteria:
If this is you, please complete the SME eligibility form and send to the REACTOR team and they will contact you to discuss your plans and advise how REACTOR can help you reach your goals.
Alternatively, come along to one of our events and one of the REACTOR team will be happy to discuss how we can help you.
Expression of interest: Email the REACTOR team to express your interest in the challenge along with a completed eligibility form. If you’re not sure about getting involved drop us an email to discuss, we are happy to talk it through with interested parties.
Application form: If your business is eligible, the REACTOR team will send you a short application form requesting an outline of your concept.
Make an appointment to visit the REACTOR team at our new Incubator Space in Cambridge, or at one of our events, for assistance in developing your concept.
To book time in our Incubator Space, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01223 698254.