7 August 10.00 Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network are hosting a competition briefing event for Innovate UK’s second Women in Innovation Awards, which will open for applications on 30th July 2018.
Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is looking for women who are rising stars in business innovation and who, with the support of an award, are likely to make a significant impact towards one of the Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges: AI and Data, Healthy Ageing, Clean Growth, Future of Mobility. Innovate UK are offering 8 Women in Innovation Awards. The winners will receive a £50k grant and a bespoke package of mentoring, coaching and business support. The aim of this competition is to find women with exciting ideas for innovation and ambitious plans that will be an inspiration to others. The awards are for female founders, co-founders or senior decision makers working in companies that have been operating for at least one year.
This event will tell you more about the scope for this competition and the application process, as well as offering the opportunity to network with other businesses. Full information on the competition can also be found online here. Not able to attend? This event is available via webcast and you can register to join online here.