The SFSY Connection and Innovation Vouchers Scheme offers Vouchers to encourage small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to take-up faster digital connectivity, and to further support SMEs to introduce transformational innovations to the business that can improve business performance through faster digital connections. Vouchers will have a maximum value which will be 50% of the actual cost for the connection or innovation provided, (all figures stated are excluding VAT):
Connection Voucher : Actual connection costs between £1000 and £5000
(Voucher values would be between £500 and £2500)
Innovation Voucher: Actual innovation costs between £5000 and £24999
(Voucher values would be between £2500 and £12499.50)
The SFSY Connection and Innovation Voucher Scheme is supported by the Sheffield City Region European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) portfolio 2015 to 2020.
The Superfast South Yorkshire partnership was formed in 2014 between the 4 South Yorkshire authorities alongside a deal of £22m to extend the availability of high-speed, fibre broadband with further investment of £4.8m to delivery ultrafast technology at the Enterprise Zones and Key Business Parks for ultrafast technology. The project is jointly funded by Sheffield City Region LEP, the Government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) fund, BT and Sheffield City Region European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).