The Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Challenge is designed to stimulate and support innovation in SMEs by leveraging expertise of a unique partner network.

The Innovation Challenge

The Innovation Challenge has been designed by our expert team to stimulate and support innovation in SMEs by leveraging the expertise of our unique partner network. The Innovation Challenge will see our partners come together to deliver four free to attend, vibrant and informative workshops.

Next Steps

On 26th April 2022, our final workshop concluded and the final stage of The Innovation Challenge is now open.

Those that have registered for the challenge or at least one of the workshops are now invited to submit a full application via the form below, along with a supporting business plan, should you have one, to be considered for our exciting prize package. The winner will receive a £5,000 cash prize and support packages from partners involved in The Innovation Challenge, tailored to their needs. Two runners up will receive a free support package from partners involved in The Innovation Challenge.

The Application window is now closed, as of 18th May 2022. If you have applied, you will be notified by 3rd June 2022, if you have been selected to attend the Finalist Showcase. 

Finalist Showcase

All applications will be judged by our partners, to select the Top 10 Finalists. The Top 10 will be notified that they have been selected by 3rd June 2022, at the latest.

The Top 10 Finalists will be invited to present a 5-minute pitch at our Finalist Showcase Event, being held on the evening of 29th June 2022, at the Hilton Hotel in Castle Donington; where the winner and 2 runner’s up will be selected and announced.

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