** Competition Closes: 3 October 12.00 **
UK business women can apply for one of 8 Women in Innovation Awards: £50,000 funding each and a bespoke package of mentoring, coaching and business support.
Competition opens: Monday 30 July 2018 Competition closes: Wednesday 3 October 2018 12:00pm Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is looking for women who are rising stars in business innovation. Applicants must be confident, with the support of an award, that they can make a significant contribution to one of the Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges: Artificial intelligence and data. Ageing society. Clean growth. Future of mobility. We are offering 8 Women in Innovation Awards. The winners will receive a £50,000 grant and a bespoke package of mentoring, coaching and business support. The aim of this competition is to find women with exciting, innovative ideas and ambitious plans that will inspire others. The competition is split into 2 phases. In phase 1 the written application will be assessed by independent experts. In phase 2 the shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by a panel of experts. The awards are for female founders, co-founders or senior decision makers working in companies that have been operating for at least one year. Funding type Grant Project size Each award will provide £50,000 of funding. Awards must start by 1 April 2019 and will last for one year.