Competitions

EBIC Winners

Enterprising Birmingham 2015 Winners Dr Karl Dearn for Best Business Collaboration (centre left) and Dr Lee Chapman for Most Innovative Idea (centre right) pictured with Professor Simon Collinson Dean of Birmingham Business School (far left) and Dr James Wilkie , Director of Research and Innovation Services (far right) 

Enterprising Birmingham Innovation Competition 2016-17

The search is on for the University of Birmingham’s most entrepreneurial researchers

Have you got an idea for a brilliant innovation based on your research? 

or

Have you collaborated with an external partner to deliver innovation into their organisation?

Would you like to win a cash prize of up to £20,000 to develop your ideas further?

The Enterprising Birmingham Innovation Competition has been designed to highlight and reward researchers who have identified a commercial opportunity based on their research and have the drive and vision to transform innovation into enterprise. 

The competition is open to all research staff and doctoral students (supported by their supervisor).

The competition has two categories:

1. Most Innovative Idea

First Prize £20,000            Runners Up Prizes £2000 

(Closing date for initial expression of interest 9th December 2016)

2. Most Innovative Collaboration

First Prize £5,000

(Closing date for applications Monday 9th January 2017)

For further information please download the attached guidelines and email Sofia Hansrod for an application form, s.hansrod@bham.ac.uk

 

 

Competition Guidelines

Innovation Competition Guidlines

For further information please download the attached guidelines and email Sofia Hansrod for an application form. s.hansrod@bham.ac.uk