Converge is the leading pan-Scotland company creation competition and entrepreneurship development programme for staff, students, and recent graduates of Scottish Universities and Research Institutes aimed at creating a new generation of entrepreneurs in Scotland through a £200k+ prize fund, (Made up of cash and in-kind support). Converge brings together the most ambitious and creative thinkers from academia, research and business. The Converge team work with ALL industry sectors, products and service-based ideas at any stage of the development.
Converge will be running four competitions this year. This includes Converge Challenge for established, innovative ideas with strong commercial potential, Impact Challenge for projects with environmental or social aims, Creative Challenge designed specifically for innovative projects in the creative sector and KickStart for early stage ideas.This workshop is for anyone who is considering applying to Converge and would like to find out more about the competition, as well as internal support available to help you with your application.