The Innovator Launchpad is an online platform created by Murgitroyd to provide a space for innovators to connect, learn from each other, access educational resources and compete for funding. Visit Murgitroyd’s Innovator Launchpad on Facebook here today.
Murgitroyd’s Innovator Launchpad Award
The Innovator Launchpad Award was created to support and further business and social innovation in the UK. We are looking to provide support for innovators to help kick-start their business venture. Do you have an early-stage solution for a new for profit or not for profit product, service or solution? Then this competition may be for you! To apply for this award simply submit your Innovation Story to us by using the application link below.
The winner of the Innovator Launchpad Award will receive:
- £5,000 cash award
- £2,500 of in-kind intellectual property advice
- A custom Innovator Launchpad Betabrand Space Jacket!
- Professional photo shoot
- Free publicity, including UK press release
- 1-page regional full color advertisement (see example below under ‘Innovation Stories’)
The two runners-up will be awarded:
- £1,000 of in-kind intellectual property advice
Who is eligible to apply?
Any UK-registered pre-profit business that provides a groundbreaking solution to a business or social problem.
How is a winner selected?
Innovation Stories may be submitted until 12pm BST on Wednesday, 14 June, 2017. After your story goes through initial review (to ensure it is eligible and that your IP is protected), it will be posted on the Murgitroyd Innovator Launchpad within Facebook for public voting (and free publicity for you!). The three entries with the most Facebook likes on Sunday, 18th June at 23:59 hours BST will go forward as finalists in a final judging process where each will be interviewed by a cross-industry panel. A winner will be announced on Tuesday, 27 June, 2017.