Women in Innovation Awards Opens for Applications – 14th October 2020 (UK)

Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is offering ten Women in Innovation Awards to female entrepreneurs across the UK. The 2020-21 Awards aim to fund and support women with innovative ideas and ambitious plans that will inspire others.

Female founders, co-founders and senior decision makers within UK registered micro or SME businesses that have been operating for at least one year are eligible for an award of £50,000, and a bespoke package of mentoring, coaching and business support.

Applicants must be confident that they can make a significant contribution to a pressing societal, environmental and/or economic challenge through projects across a variety of innovation areas.  Projects must start by 1 April 2021 and will last for one year.

Anyone who self-identifies as a woman is also eligible to apply.

The competition closes at 11am on the 14th October 2020.

 For more information, email support@innovateuk.ukri.org  or call the competition helpline on 0300 321 4357.

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