Nordic Game Program funding support set to end this year

Nordic Game Program funding support set to end this year
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

May 22nd 2014 at 5:00PM

Nine developers awarded grants for 2014, but future of the scheme is unclear

LittleBigPlanet Vita developer Tarsier Studios was among nine developers to receive grants from what could be the last round of funding from the Nordic Game Program.

The development support scheme has been running since 2006. It was initially planned to run until 2011, but was then extended for a few more years.

It is currently unclear if the intiative will continue past this year. Develop has reached out for comment on the matter.

Recipients for this year’s funding scheme include Danish outfit Folkenberg Aps, Icelandic developer Licorice ehf  and Swedish studios Visiontrick Media AB and Tarsier.

The game companies beat a record number of 175 firms to be awarded the grants, up 16 per cent on the previous year.

You can view the full rundown of funding recipients below.

Tarsier Studios AB, Sweden, 500 000 DKK for Hunger (pictured)
Folkenberg Aps, Denmark, 450 000 DKK for Havfruen
Copenhagen Creators Associated ApS, Denmark, 400 000 DKK for ICE
Bedtime Gaming Aps, Denmark, 300 000 DKK for Dream Factory
Glitchnap 2 IVS, Denmark, 300 000 DKK for Suprematism
Teotl Studios Ek.för., Sweden, 300 000 DKK for Solus
Visiontrick Media AB, Sweden, 300 000 DKK for Calantina
Lohika ApS, Denmark, 250 000 DKK for Machineers
Licorice ehf, Iceland, 200 000 DKK for Kingdom