Still time to enter Converge Challenge 2013

Do you have a business idea that you are trying to develop? Converge Challenge 2013 may be the launch pad you need to see your idea become a reality.

Converge Challenge is the largest business competition and entrepreneurial training programme in Scotland with a top prize totaling £60,000.

There is still time to enter this year's challenge, which is open to staff and final year undergraduate and postgraduate students from all Scottish Universities and Research Institutions.

The challenge, which is looking for great ideas for new businesses in any industry and at any stage of development, has a cash prize of £35,000 for the winner, with a further promise of £25,000 in-kind support from the private sector to help kick-start commercial success and preparing them for the business world

Anyone who is interested in entering the challenge must submit their initial application by May 10.

For further information about the challenge and how to enter, please contact Dr Ann Lewendon for further information on 01224 272477 or by emailing a.lewendon@abdn.ac.uk