The search is on to find Northern Ireland’s greatest innovations
Now open for applications, Invent 2018 offers a fantastic opportunity for innovators and entrepreneurs across Northern Ireland to be part of a unique competition.
Invent is Catalyst Inc’s annual competition. It showcases and rewards local innovation and proof of concept ideas that have the greatest commercial potential. In 2017, the competition attracted a record-breaking 144 entries.
Applicants to this year’s Invent can put their ideas and projects forward for one of the six award categories:
life and health
creative and consumer internet
For more information on each category, download Invent 2018 guide (PDF, 1.9MB) .
Why should you apply?
The competition offer applicants an opportunity to share a prize fund of £33,000 and gain:
validation for their idea
access to a quality network of business experts and influencers
Previous finalists are now successfully growing their companies and exporting innovative products and services across the globe.
How to apply?
This competition is open to anyone with an innovative idea, from students and postgrads through to executives with side projects or retired people with a solution. You do not have to have a company to apply.
You should read Invent 2018 terms and conditions before you apply online. The closing date for applications is Friday 23 March 2018.