Oxford Innovation, who manage the Stockport Business Incubation Centre, run business competition in celebration of their 30th anniversary.
Oxford Innovation has earned an outstanding track record of success with scale-up companies. Forming a vital part of the UK economy, scale-ups are responsible for over half the job creation in the UK, but rapid growth comes hand in hand with many challenges. Since the start up of Oxford Innovation it has worked with over 7,000 high growth businesses helping them to develop and overcome the daily challenges that they face in order to reach their growth ambitions.
2017 is the year Oxford Innovation celebrate their 30th year of supporting the most ambitious entrepreneurs by running a UK-wide competition to identify and support the next promising scale-up headliners.
Scale-up are opening this competition up to any legally registered company in the UK. They must be an SME and cannot be part of a larger group of companies.
How to Apply
The easy-access online application consists of a short application form along with a 3 minute video pitch that demonstrates the potential of the businesses future and why it warrants the support from Oxford Innovation.
The deadline for all entries is on the 14th of August 2017 at 5PM. Any companies shortlisted by Oxford Innovation will be invited to submit a business plan and participate in an interview.
The successful candidates will be announced the winners at the 30th anniversary event in Oxford on the 11th of October 2017.
The winners will receive a valuable package of support which will include, however not be limited to:
- diagnostic analysis of the business model
- up to 30 hours of professional coaching
- introductions to investors
- potential for SEIS/EIS investment
- incubation support
For further details on the entry criteria and additional information about submissions visit oxin.co.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org .