We’re on the hunt for the most innovative businesses and social enterprises emerging from QMUL.
Are you a QMUL student or graduated less than two years ago? Do you have a business idea or have already started trading? Is your idea the next big thing?
Here is your opportunity to win up to £10,000 in equity-free awards, as well as expert mentoring and dedicated start-up support through our 8-week QIncubator programme.
Our 2019/20 funding deadlines are as follows:
Round 1: Wednesday 16th October 2019 – Sunday 24th November 2019, 11:59pm
Round 2: Wednesday 8th January 2020 - Sunday 16th February 2020, 11:59pm
Round 3: Wednesday 4th March 2020 - Sunday 12th April 2020, 11:59pm
Our funding awards are sponsored by Santander University Division, which supports QM Enterprise through funding, mentoring, training and internships.
In 2019, Rebecca Rickwood will be taking part in the finals of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards with her eco-friendly, geopolymer cement business Gement. Read more about her experience in a blog post, here.
Since 2011, Santander has held an annual business pitching competition called the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards. Participants can win a range of prizes including seed funding, mentoring and start-up support. Since the competition's launch, Santander has awarded more than £420,000 to entrepreneurs from across the UK.
Click here for more information about the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards, or contact the Enterprise team at QMUL.