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The Catalyst Award 2020

The Catalyst Award 2020

Please note that this competition is now closed

Competition Details

SIE Competition —
April 2, 2020 - May 25, 2020

SIE’s Catalyst Award returns for 2020 with more prizes to help fast-track young businesses towards commercialisation. 4 x £4,000 cash prizes are available in addition to two years of ongoing support for each winner from an SIE mentor.

Entrants must be students or recent graduates (within 24 months) of universities and colleges in Scotland, and winners of previous SIE awards are welcome to enter.

The deadline for applications is 25th May 2020.


What questions will be asked in the online application form?

  • Describe your idea and what makes it a compelling business opportunity
  • What progress have you made in the past 6 months?
  • How would winning the £4,000 award help you to fast-track your business idea?



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NOT QUITE READY TO ENTER? Register your interest here to receive further information and the opportunity to talk through your idea with an SIE business advisor prior to completing your entry.