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Bright SCIdea Challenge 2020 Final

17 March 2020 09:00-18:00, London, United Kingdom


Bright SCIdea 2020 - Are you ready for the challenge?

Are you a student with an idea for a scientific solution to a global problem? If so, why not consider putting a team together and entering our Bright SCIdea Challenge, where you could be the winners of a £5,000 cash prize?

How does it work?

  • Form a team of 3-4 University students
  • Develop a plausible scientific concept a with a societal benefit
  • Register your team here: 
  • Turn your concept into a compelling product or service
Teams will be asked to submit a business plan by midnight on Friday 14 February 2020.

Shortlisted teams will be invited to the final, which will take place in London on Tuesday 17 March 2020, with funding for travel and accommodation organised by SCI.

What are the next steps?

Key dates and deadlines

  • Register your team and receive your business plan template!
  • 14 February 2020 - Deadline to submit your business plan
  • 17 March 2020 - Competition final

Travel Bursaries

We can offer the following assistance with travel costs (Travel Bursaries) for those students attending the Bright SCIdea Challenge Final:
  • Up to £50 for local travel
  • Up to £100 for travel from elsewhere in England & Wales
  • Up to £150 for travel from Scotland & N. Ireland
Available to the first 25 students registering and all attendees who go on to submit a business plan.

We look forward to seeing your ideas and business plans! 

SCI, 14-15 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X 8PS, United Kingdom

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