If you cannot download your business canvas or your application form, please email abventurezone@abdn.ac.uk

Please note that your business concept cannot bring the University into disrepute or be morally or ethically questionable, which might include business concepts related to alcohol or drugs, amongst other themes.

STAGE 1: SUBMISSION TO THE UNIVERSITY OF ABERDEEN

SUBMISSION

Email your Business Model Canvas, 2 minute video and submission form to abventurezone@abdn.ac.uk by 5pm 5th April 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

The University of Aberdeen shall have no responsibility for applications which are delayed or lost in transmission.

Title your email submission: SANTANDER ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARDS 2019: [BUSINESS/IDEA NAME, followed by LEAD APPLICANT'S NAME]

BUSINESS CANVAS CRITERIA AND VIDEO CRITERIA

The completed business model canvas (downloadable below) is judged based on the information provided in each of the areas contained within the template. Please note that each area of the canvas will be considered equally.  Download the Canvas Guide below for full information. In your video will be looking for (a) a clear explanation of your business, its purpose and impact, and who your customers are (b) an understanding of where your idea came from (e.g.personal challenges, as a result of studying etc) (c) evidence of how winning the competition would help your business grow.

STAGE 2: SUBMISSION TO SANTANDER

If you are 1 of the 2 teams that have progressed through stage 1, you will be given full details of what will be needed for stage 2.  This will include your business canvas (which you will have time to adapt following stage 1), a 2 minute video uploaded online, and a submission form.