Page 1: Challenge Holders Application

Challenge Projects are part of Creative Informatics, an initiative to bring the city's world-class creative industries and tech sector together, utilising innovative data-driven technologies to develop ground-breaking new products, businesses and experiences. 

Creative Informatics is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), Industrial Strategy Creative Clusters programme, the Scottish Funding Council and the City Region Deal Data Driven Innovation Programme. Creative Informatics is delivered by the University of Edinburgh working in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University, CodeBase and Creative Edinburgh. 

Please complete all the questions in the application form, you can save the form and return at anytime. 

If you require any help accessing or completing this form, or need to submit in an alternative format, please get in touch with the Creative Informatics team ( 

Please note the deadline for applications is Wednesday 3rd November at 5pm.

Please contact the creative informatics team if you require guidance on the development of your planned proposal.

Guidance notes are provided within the application form. Further information on the application process, selection criteria and IP arrangements is available on the Creative Informatics website.  You can also download a PDF version of the application form here to review the questions before completing the form. 

If you have any questions about this form, the application process, or anything to do with Challenge Projects we will be very happy to help. Email: