There is a range of UK and internationally-based business competitions that provide funding, support, press and much more to startups, entrepreneurs and new business ventures. They can be a great source for testing your concept and providing the resources/ networks to grow your startup.
These competitions and others are a good way to secure initial resources, finance or support for an expansion.
We have listed some of the latest business funding competitions below, if you can’t find a competion that suits your business you can search for more here.
Open Funding for any Innovative ideas £15m fund
Collaborative research and development £10m fund
Manufacturing and materials round 3 £15m fund
Energy catalyst round 5 £13m fund
Encouraging cycling and walking £470K fund
Accelerating innovation in rail round 4 - £9m fund
Precision medicine programme in South Africa - £1.5m fund