Converge Challenge

Phase 1: Submit your idea

Converge Challenge 2018 is now closed for applications. Best of luck to all applicants!

You can submit an application as an individual or a team. There are three winning categories for the Converge Challenge:

The Converge Challenge online application form is comprehensive. Sections included:

  • Applicant Details
  • Title of proposal
  • Summary of your innovation/business idea
  • Your target market
  • Customer benefits

For your guidance and reference, please refer to our pre-completed applications forms HERE.

Converge Challenge Award

Phase 1 Internal Converge Challenge judges are:

  • Catherine Breslin, Research & Knowledge Exchange Development Manager, University of Strathclyde;
  • Brian McNicoll, Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Manager, Centre of Entrepreneurship, University of Dundee;
  • Alistair Main, Associate Director of Knowledge Transfer Centre at the University of St Andrews;
  • Robert Goodfellow, Head of Technology Transfer, Heriot-Watt University

KickStart Award

Phase 1 Internal KickStart judges were:

  • Libby Anson, Student Employability and Enterprise Manager at The Glasgow School of Art;
  • Nick Fannin, Head of Bright Red Triangle at Edinburgh Napier University;
  • Kelly McCarthy, Enterprise Executive, University of Edinburgh;
  • Marion Anderson, Enterprise Manager, University of Glasgow

Social Enterprise Award

Phase 1 Internal Social Enterprise judges were:

  • Libby Anson, Student Employability and Enterprise Manager at The Glasgow School of Art;
  • Nick Fannin, Head of Bright Red Triangle at Edinburgh Napier University;
  • Kelly McCarthy, Enterprise Executive, University of Edinburgh;
  • Marion Anderson, Enterprise Manager, University of Glasgow

Full terms and conditions here.