2024 TBAT Innovation Challenge

Prize Package

Explore below the comprehensive prize package (worth £50k*) for the TBAT Innovation Challenge 2024, generously provided by our esteemed partners. From a £5,000 cash prize to PR support and a recruitment fitness assessment, we’re confident that the array of services provided will be immensely advantageous for SMEs. If you would like further details on applying for the Innovation Challenge, please click here.

£5,000 Cash Prize

In addition to support packages from our esteemed partner network, the overall winner of the Innovation Challenge will receive a £5,000 cash prize aimed at assisting with their business expenses.

Expert grant funding application support and bid writing service

We are a value-led independent consultancy with over 20 years’ experience. We work with technology & research and development organisations all over the UK – helping them to progress their projects from beginning to end. From identifying the most appropriate funding opportunities to crafting and reviewing your application, our Grant Funding team provide comprehensive support.

Legal support tailored to your needs

Shakespeare Martineau are a leading full-service UK law firm, providing legal services to businesses, organisations, government departments, families and people throughout life and in business. They provide creative solutions and advice to help their clients fulfil their goals and unlock their full potential.

In-depth Intellectual Property (IP) Audit to protect your innovations

Forresters IP are a European patent and trade mark firm providing clear, sensible and practical advice on protecting technology, trade marks and designs. With 140 years in practice and over 60 IP professionals, they are a trusted advisor to the world’s innovators and with longstanding client relationships.

Cutting-edge product design consultancy services 

Oxford Product Design is a full-service, multi-award winning product design consultancy, committed to delivering innovative, commercially successful products across industries. They pride themselves on delivering bespoke product design innovation and strategy tailored to fit their clients needs. In the past ten years they’ve helped take hundreds of products to market, developed valuable IP for clients and won many awards along the way.

Recruitment Fitness Assessment, employer brand development and digital talent platforms 

For almost two decades, EMBS Talent have challenged perceptions, solved problems, built solutions and exceeded expectations. Their blended, hybrid approach to recruitment, offers business owners, hiring managers and in house teams new imaginative talent services that are not available anywhere else. Their Talent Partners have a deep, industry-lead knowledge base, ensuring they can source and deliver the UK’s best permanent, contract and freelance resources,

PR support and strategy sessions 

Red Marlin is a leading PR and marketing agency based in Leamington Spa. Their experienced and respected team works with leading media outlets and publications. This includes national newspapers, international press, broadcasters, event organisers and influencers.

R&D Tax Credit loans and Advanced Grant Funding with a waived Fee 

Rocking Horse Group UK provide non-dilutive finance solutions to help businesses of all sizes and in every sector accelerate growth plans and innovate.

Two days of expert consulting support for CE/UKCA marking  

Conformance is the UK’s leading independent specialist in Product Safety, CE Marking and UKCA Marking. They specialise in helping companies, large and small, to meet the compliance regulations for their products in markets and industries around the world. Their expertise covers a wide range of CE marking and UKCA Marking directives such as machinery, ATEX, pressure equipment and electrical.

* The £50,000 support package will be split between the top 3 finalists, with the £5,000 cash prize being awarded to the overall winner of the Innovation Challenge 2024. The support packages will be tailored to the top 3 finalists business needs. 

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