Launch of Converge Challenge 2013

Launch of Converge Challenge 2013

Do you have a business idea that you are trying to develop? Converge Challenge may be the launch pad you need.

Research and Innovation experts can help guide your idea to a great future.

Converge Challenge is the largest business competition and entrepreneurial training programme in Scotland with the top prize of £60,000 a mixture of cash, training, hands-on mentoring, and business support.

The Challenge is open to staff and postgraduate and final year students of all Scottish universities and research institutes and looks for great ideas in any industry at any stage of development.

This year’s competition opens on 12 March and the deadline for initial applications is 10 May. If you proceed to the next stage you will be eligible for training and support to develop your business idea.

A launch event is being held at the University of Strathclyde on 12 March.

For more information contact:

Dr Ann Lewendon
Commercialisation Coordinator, Research & Innovation
tel: +44 (0)1224 272477