Innovate UK, as part of UK Research and Innovation, is looking for women who are rising stars in business innovation. To enter, women need to be a founder, co-founder or senior decision maker for a UK-based business that has been operating for at least one year.

Applicants must be able to contribute a significant difference to one of the Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges:

  • Artificial intelligence and data
  • Ageing society
  • Clean growth
  • Future of mobility

The competition aims to find women with exciting, innovative ideas and ambitious plans that will inspire others. In phase one, a written application will be assessed by independent experts and in phase two the shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by a panel of experts on either Tuesday, December 11 or Wednesday, December 12.

The competition closes at 12pm on Wednesday, October 3.



Women in Innovation Awards

Industrial Strategy Grand Challenges

Innovate UK