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  • Kirsty McDougall


A professional development programme for established makers

Injection is a year-long programme which provides selected makers with established craft practices the tools to develop their businesses. The programme aims to support participants’ aspirations for growth and embed sustainability and resilience within their business practice.

Full details of the programme will be published in November 2016. 

The next round of Injection will start in 2017.

To sign up for more details please email makerdev@craftscouncil.org.uk

How do I apply?

Full details for the next programme will be available in November 2016

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The story so far

The pilot year of Injection took place in 2013 and 12 makers were selected: Linda BloomfieldLee BorthwickSamantha BryanYen DuongLinda FlorenceReiko KanekoNoorin KhamisaniTina LilienthalKirsty McDougalEleanor PritchardMichael Ruh and Catherine Tough.

See the Injection 1 Pinterest board and find them on Twitter

The second year of Injection started in May 2014 and 17 makers were selected: Lubna Chowdhary, Liz Clay, Jo Davies, Alison Evans, Geoff Fisher, Angela Fung, Clare Goddard, Rebecca Gouldson, Sue Gregor, Rupert Johnstone (RAMP ceramics), Morag Macpherson, Amanda Mansell, Judith Needham, Sue Paraskeva, Lindsay Taylor, Andrea Walsh and Rosalind Wyatt.

See the Injection 2 Pinterest board and find them on Twitter 

The third year of Injection started in June 2015 and 19 makers were selected: Nell Beale, Tamara Gomez, Graeme Reader Hawes, Regina Heinz, Emma Lacey, Billy Lloyd, Grant McCaig, Jo McDonald, Alison Milner, Gareth Neal, Nicholas Ozanne, Frances Priest, Shauna Richardson, Laura Spring, Stefano Santilli, Samantha Sweet, Ruth Tomlinson, Jessica Turrell and Hannah White.

See the Injection 3 makers on Twitter


Partner with us

Injection is only made possible through partnership. If you want to know more about being a partner contact makerdev@craftscouncil.org.uk

The Crafts Council is an industry partner of Creative Industry Finance which is an Arts Council England initiative, delivered by Creative United, offering business support development and access to finance for creative and cultural enterprises

Injection case studies