The Explore Programme - 6 week accelerator for early stage entry into the space sector

Do you have a startup in the space sector? Are you using space technology for your business like GPS, earth observation or satellite data? Do you have a business in another sector and want to explore the opportunities Space can bring? Entrepreneurial Spark’s programme is aimed at early stage entry into the space sector.

Opens: 01/12/2021 Closes: 14/01/2022

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Commercialising quantum technologies: feasibility studies round 3

Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will invest up to £6 million in innovation projects. This funding is from the ISCF Commercialising quantum technologies challenge.

Opens: 17/01/2022 Closes: 09/03/2022

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SPARK! contest - challenge to disrupt the energy sector

Spark! are looking for innovations to disrupt the Franco-British energy sector and help achieve net zero, whether it be untapped energy sources or efficiencies in building management and construction. Open to teams of 2-3 people, between 18 and 30 years old, who have studied in either the UK or France.

Opens: 01/09/2021 Closes: 31/12/2021

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Huckletree Alpha Accelerator and Earthrise Sustainability Summit 2022: Urban Futures

Huckletree are designing their Alpha Accelerator and Earthrise Sustainability Summit around Urban Futures for 2022. The Alpha Accelerator is a 12-week programme that supercharges the pre-seed strategies of startups with at least one underrepresented founder. Deadline extended to 27th February.

Opens: 03/01/2022 Closes: 27/02/2022

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Unloc Young Entrepreneurs Challenge

The Young Entrepreneurs Challenge, brought to you by Verizon Business and Unloc, is an annual event that seeks to find cutting edge young talent across Europe.

Opens: 01/10/2021 Closes: 21/01/2022

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Re-use, Re-fill, Re-imagine: Innovative solutions for informal trade within South Africa

The Innovation Exchange challenge competition, delivered by KTN Global Alliance Africa, is supporting Unilever to identify innovative approaches towards new circular business models for reuse and refill models for informal trade in South Africa.

Opens: 08/12/2021 Closes: 28/01/2022

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Methods for Detection and Screening of False Codling Moth within produce in Sub Saharan Africa

Flamingo Horticulture International seeks innovative solutions to detect and screen False Codling Moth in the production of chilli plants or in the chillies themselves.

Opens: 08/12/2021 Closes: 28/01/2022

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Re-use, Re-fill, Re-imagine – Innovative solutions for online consumer products within South Africa

Unilever is looking for innovative solutions to this circular economy challenge: how can re-fill and re-use be applied for online consumer products?

Opens: 08/12/2021 Closes: 28/01/2022

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Approaches to managing False Codling Moth in horticultural crops

Seeking novel solutions specific to the control or elimination of False Codling Moth in chilli plants

Opens: 08/12/2021 Closes: 28/01/2022

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Innovate with Cathode Ray Tubes - Reuse and Recycle Challenge

WEEE Centre seeking innovations for the recycling and re-use of cathode ray tubes.

Opens: 08/12/2021 Closes: 11/02/2022

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