Why take part
Entering the Emerging Technologies Competition is a chance to gain exposure for your technology, receive tailored support from our competition partners, and win up to £10,000 to develop your idea.
Since the competition began seven years ago, our previous winners have gone on to raise a combined total of over £31m in equity investment and grant funding, and one has announced a £28m trade sale. We’ve also seen the winners expand overseas, enter commercial contracts, conduct clinical and industrial scale trials, and collectively double their number of employees. Read more about what our winners have gone on to achieve.
Our prizes are designed to help you take your ideas to the next level; there will be eight winners - two in each category – receiving cash prices of £10,000.
Winners will receive tailored business support from our partner companies, which includes access to: networks, strategy review, mentoring, idea evaluation with consumers, potential commercial partnerships and more…
Application and Judges