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Converge Challenge - Enter Now!

By Gillian 03 Feb 2021

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Converge is Scotland’s leading company creation programme for staff, students and recent graduates (up to 2 years after graduation) of all Scottish Universities and Research Institutes.

The Converge programme is designed to springboard new businesses through intensive business training, networking, 1-2-1 support, generous equity-free cash prizes and expert advice from our roster of industry partners. There are four challenge categories tailored to developing business across all sectors and stages of development.



The competition is open  now and  will close on the 30 March to find out more head to www.convergechallenge.com

The categories are:

  • Kickstart : early stage innovative projects. Prize package: Winner £10k, Runner up £5K
  • Impact: ideas that have a social or environmental mission at their core. Prize package: Winner £20k, Runner up £10k
  • Creative: new or early stage businesses that rely on creative skills. Prize package: Winner £20k Runner up £10k
  • Converge : businesses that demonstrate high commercial potential  and scalability: Prize package: Winner £50K runner up £20k

The team are running a series of weekly  information and application sessions for the Converge 2021 programme which are now open for booking via Eventbrite

If you are interested in applying please get in touch with Miriam Smith in RKEDU – msmith3@qmu.ac.uk

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