Criteria** – Business or idea that can be classed under the heading STEM (Science, technology, engineering and math)
Criteria** – Business or idea that comes from someone under the age of 25 years of age as of March 8th 2018
Criteria** – Business or idea that is relevant to the third, social or charities sector. Can be private business who are B-corp and or those who have a social purpose to their idea or business.
Criteria** – Business or idea that can be classed as training or education whether physical or online.
Criteria** – Business or idea from students who are currently enrolled in a university or further education college. As well as those who graduated in the last 12 months.
Criteria** – Business or idea from those who feel they do not fit into the other categories and who have the ambition to make their idea or business happen!
General criteria for all categories:
- ‘Female led’ does not have to mean female only. As long as there is a woman in the leadership/senior team you can enter.
- If early stage and pre trading, you do not need to have a company or business already registered. An idea can be just that, an idea.
- If already trading, you must have been trading less than 3 years.
- Maximum of two category entries per business.
Growth Award Category is coming soon