Criteria** – Business or idea that can be classified under the heading STEM (Science, technology, engineering and maths))
Criteria** – Business or idea from someone aged under twenty five by March 8th 2018
Criteria** – Business or idea relevant to the third, social or charities sector. Can be private business that is B-corp and/ or has a social purpose.
Criteria** – Business or idea that can be classified as training or education, whether face to face or online.
Criteria** – Business or idea from students who are currently enrolled in a university or further education college, as well as those who have graduated within the last twelve months.
Criteria** – Business or idea from those who do not think they fit into the other categories and who are ambitious enough to make their idea or business happen!
General criteria for all categories:
- “Female led” does not necessarily mean female only. Provided there is a woman in the leadership/senior team, you can enter.
- If the idea is at an early stage and is 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 for less than three years.
- Maximum of two category entries per business.
Growth Award Category is coming soon