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NWRC IDEATOR Awards 2024

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NWRC IDEATOR Awards - Applications Open

Are you a current NWRC student or recent* NWRC alumni?

Do you have an exciting, novel or innovative business idea or a business that you have perhaps recently started?

Whether you’ve only just thought of your business idea, or your business has just got up and running, the NWRC IDEATOR Awards could be a great way to be rewarded for your entrepreneurial thinking!

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£3,000 prize pot up for grabs

We’ve got 5 awards up for grabs and a prize pot of £3,000 currently on offer!

  • £1,000 - Best overall business idea (sponsored by NWRC)
  • £500 - Best tech / digital idea (sponsored by Alchemy Technology)
  • £500 - Runner up business idea (sponsored by RealTime Recruitment)
  • £500 - Runner up business idea (sponsored by The Amp)
  • £500 - Best vision for business growth / commercialisation (sponsored by British Business Bank)

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The NWRC IDEATOR Award Winners will be selected and announced at a mini business pitching and celebration event which will take place in March 2024. Further details to follow.

This competition is supported by NWRC, The Amp, RealTime Recruitment, Alchemy Technology, and British Business Bank.

*recent - i.e. graduated / left NWRC since June 2019

  • Image of Alastair Cameron (NWRC Entrepreneur in Residence)
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    As Entrepreneur in Residence at NWRC one of my key roles is to identify and support innovative ideas and entrepreneurial thinking throughout the college network. The IDEATOR Awards serves as a stepping stone for both students and recent NWRC student alumni to develop innovative business ideas further.
    Alastair Cameron (NWRC Entrepreneur in Residence)

Download the Exploring Entrepreneurship Booklet 24-25

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