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 competition that suits your business you can search for more here.
Digitalisation of medicines manufacturing: Challenge Fund - £8M Fund – Closing date 03/10/2018
Finding a solution to Hylobius abietis in Scottish forestry – £150K Fund – Closing date 31/10/2018
Digital health technology catalyst round 3: feasibility studies – £1m Fund – Closing date 31/10/2018
Digital health technology catalyst round 3: collaborative R&D – £8m Fund – Closing date 31/10/2018
Agriculture and food systems innovation – £3m Fund – Closing date 21/11/2018
Productive and sustainable crop and ruminant agricultural systems – £20M Fund – Closing date 4/10/2018
Energy Catalyst round 6: transforming energy access – £10M Fund – Closing date 14/11/2018
Advancing the UK’s low carbon automotive capability – £20m Fund – Closing date 3/10/2018
Biomedical Catalyst 2018 round 2: late stage – £10m Fund – Closing date 3/10/2018
Biomedical Catalyst 2018 round 2: primer award – £5m Fund – Closing date 3/10/2018
Women in Innovation Awards 2018 – £50k Award – closing date 3/10/2018