2022/23 Young Innovators Applicant Support Workshops

Innovate UK’s Young Innovators Awards 2022/23 are open for application. Following the briefing event on 14th June 2022, we hosted three 1 hour drop-in sessions about the application process. Recordings from 20th June and 5th July are available now; recording from 18th July coming soon.

Event Details
When

20/06/2022 - 18/07/2022

12.00 - 13.00

Where

Online

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Calling all Young Innovators! Would you like help turning your awesome idea or side hustle into the next big thing? Don’t look any further! This is your chance to make it happen.

Webinar recordings and slides are now available

20th June – How will my innovation make a difference?

How will my innovation make a difference? | Find the slides here.

5th July – How will I plan for the worst and achieve the best?

How will I plan for the worst and achieve the best? | Find the slides here.

18th July – How will I sell my story?

How will I sell my story? | Find the slides here.

Sessions

  • 20th June – How will my innovation make a difference?

During this session, we will cover Questions 15 and 16 in the application form:

    • Value Proposition: What is your value proposition?
    • Impact: What difference will this award make to you personally and to your business idea?

We will share some tips and suggestions when it comes to answering these and will also have time for you to ask any questions you might have.

Speakers:

    • Karen Souza, Knowledge Transfer Manager, Diversity & Inclusion | Innovate UK KTN
    • Mat Wasley, Knowledge Transfer Manager – Photonics | Innovate UK KTN
  • 5th July – How will I plan for the worst and achieve the best?

During this session, we will talk about Questions 17 and 18 in the application form:

    • Game Plan: What is your game plan?
    • Risks: What are the main risks for your project idea? (+ optional risk register)

We will share some tips and suggestions when it comes to answering these and will also have time for you to ask any questions you might have.

Speakers: 

    • Mat Wasley, Knowledge Transfer Manager – Photonics | Innovate UK KTN
    • Kelly Botham, Knowledge Transfer Manager – Net Zero | Innovate UK KTN
  • 18th July – How will I sell my story?

During this session, we will discuss Question 19 in the application form: Video (YouTube, 3 minutes)

We will be joined by Young Innovators Awardees who will share some tips and suggestions about how to tell and sell your story through a short 3-minute video. We will also have time for you to ask any questions you might have.

Speakers:

    • Solène Anglaret, Diversity and Inclusion Partner | Innovate UK KTN
    • Anna Watkins | Uncommon Alchemy
    • Mihir Sheth | Inspiritus Health
    • Letisha Larmond | Frooted

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