11 Sep 2023

Meet the Top 10 Innovation Challenge 2023 Finalists

Jo Rudzki
Partner Relationship Manager

The Innovation Challenge, proudly presented by TBAT Innovation with Shakespeare Martineau as the Headline Sponsor, has been meticulously crafted by our expert team to ignite and bolster innovation within SMEs.

Over the span of seven months, we’ve hosted four enriching Innovation workshops, each delivered by our esteemed partner network. We invited applicants to submit their business plans to be in with a chance of being this year’s winner, winning a wealth of great prizes. After some tough deliberation by our judges, we have our top 10 finalists!

The Top 10 Finalists

The Innovation Challenge has attracted an overwhelming amount of ground-breaking projects and applications. Now, the spotlight turns to our top 10 finalists who are diligently preparing for the showcase event on October 11th.


๐Ÿ”นForge Genetics

๐Ÿ”นHeartfelt Technologies Ltd

๐Ÿ”นMoti Me

๐Ÿ”นPiatrika Biosystems


๐Ÿ”นSeptest Limited

๐Ÿ”นSOS Beauty

๐Ÿ”นXcience Ltdย 

๐Ÿ”นZeal Lifestyle

These finalists will have the opportunity to present their companies to investors, our partner organisations who presented on the workshops, and our extensive network in the hope of becoming this year’s winner!


The Prize Packages

๐Ÿ”นTBAT Innovation Ltd: Expert grant funding application support and bid writing service.

๐Ÿ”นShakespeare Martineau: Legal support tailored to your needs.

๐Ÿ”นModus Accountants: 1st year of accounts.

๐Ÿ”นForresters: An in-depth Intellectual Property (IP) Audit to protect your innovations.

๐Ÿ”นBulb Studios: Propel your business with professional marketing assistance.

๐Ÿ”นOxford Product Design Ltd: Tap into cutting-edge Product Design Consultancy Services.

๐Ÿ”นRocking Horse Group UK โ€“ R&D Advance Funding: Access R&D Tax Credit Loans and Advanced Grant Funding with a waived fee.

๐Ÿ”นEMBS Talent: Elevate your team with a Recruitment Fitness Assessment, employer brand development, and digital talent platforms.

๐Ÿ”นRed Marlin: PR support and strategy sessions.

๐Ÿ”นConformance Limited: Get two days of expert consulting support for CE/UKCA marking.


We’d like to thank everyone who applied to this years Innovation Challenge, our Sponsors, Presenters and everyone who attended one of our workshops.

Stay tuned for the results of the finalists showcase!

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