Research Innovation Enterprise

Converge Challenge Announcement

Converge Challenge Announcement for Academics and PG Students-Deadline now the 14th May 2020

Converge Challenge is still open for business. The 2020 deadline has been extended to 14th May and so to help with submissions, the team have developed an online event series to support your idea and your application:

Get your business idea off the ground with Converge – Information and application workshop
Every Tuesday at 11am (7th April – 5th May)
The COVID-19 crisis has shown that innovation is more essential than ever. Converge helps staff, students and recent graduates across all universities in Scotland to turn their innovative business ideas into business reality. We are open to all sectors and offer intensive training on the essentials of running a successful business; a dynamic network; support and game-changing cash prizes.

Interested? Applications are open until 14 May, so find out everything you need to know including what our judges look for in a successful proposal. Our team can also offer bespoke advice and give you a whole range of hints and tips to make your application fly. BOOK HERE.

They can also offer 1 to 1 sessions.

** Remember, prior to submission of a University idea, you must have already obtained explicit approval to advance your idea via a School Innovation Panel meeting – please contact your Business Development and Relationship Manager in advance of submission. **

To support businesses at all stages, they are also offering other commercialisation related training:

Keep pushing!

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