University of Dundee Venture 2019 – £25k New Business Idea Competition

12th December, 2018

£25,000 is on offer to support new business ideas among students, staff and recent graduates as the University of Dundee launches the Venture 2019 competition.

 

There are 7 specific categories:

 

  • Undergraduate Student Award - £2,000 prize fund sponsored by Business Gateway and Centre of Entrepreneurship

  • School of Business Student Award - £2,500 prize fund sponsored by University of Dundee School of Business

  • School of Science and Engineering Student Award - £3,000 prize fund sponsored by Engineers In Business

  • Postgraduate Student Award - £3,000 prize fund sponsored by James Keiller Investments and Centre of Entrepreneurship

  • Recent Graduate Award - £3,000 prize fund sponsored by Elevator and Centre of Entrepreneurship

  • Staff Award - £4,000 prize fund sponsored by Elevator and Centre of Entrepreneurship

  • Staff Award (University of Dundee Research Related Idea) - £7,500 prize fund sponsored by Research and Innovation Services, School of Business and Organisational and Professional Development

Winners will be guaranteed an automatic place for the on-campus 3 month Elevator accelerator programme.

 

Applications for Venture 2019 are open now and must be submitted before midnight on Tuesday 5th February 2019. Details of the competition and how to apply are available at https://uod.ac.uk/venture.

 

The final 'live pitching' for Venture 2019 will form one of the highlights of the University’s Entrepreneurship Week 25 February – 1 March 2019. 


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