Innovate UK’s Women in Innovation Funding Awards 2018 open for entries

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Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is looking to support female rising stars in business innovation, capable of making a significant contribution to one of the UK’s Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges:

  • Artificial intelligence and data
  • Ageing society
  • Clean growth
  • Future of mobility

The competition will fund up to 8 Awards from female founders, co-founders or senior decisions makers. Winners will receive a £50,000 grant and bespoke package of mentoring, coaching and business support. The aim of this competition is to support women with exciting, innovative ideas and ambitious plans that will inspire others.

In addition to the awards programme, Innovate UK will be holding a series of Women in Innovation Business Success Events. The events will highlight opportunities for innovation support, provide expert advice and encourage discussion and networking.

Find out more details and how to apply

Competition briefing event: 7th August 2018, London

Competition opens: Monday 30th July 2018

Competition closes: Wednesday 3rd October 2018