Young Innovators

Sponsored by Siemens


Entries to the Young Innovators Innovation Award are welcomed from anyone aged 18 to 35 (inclusive) who has designed an innovative product that can help to solve or address a real world issue that they are passionate about.

We would love to hear about what sparked your idea, the issue that you are trying to solve, the technical novelty and innovation of your solution, and how this will impact and improve the world.

The judges particularly want to see how you have gone about progressing your idea, what positive feedback you have received from relevant parties and your plans to develop a commercially viable product.

Who can enter the Young Innovators category?

For this competition the key criteria are:

  • Aged 18 – 35 (inclusive) on 6 July 2018
  • Can be working alone or as a group
  • Is pursuing the goal of a commercially viable product
  • Has already developed a commercially viable product in the last 3 years
  • Has had interest expressed from relevant companies
  • May or may not be profitable


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