Converge 2020: New Deadline and Timeline

Important Information for Converge 2020 Applicants

Converge is open for business and our 2020 programme remains on track. However, due to the Coronavirus outbreak, we have revised our timeline and key elements of the programme will now be delivered online.

The key changes are:

  • Application Deadline – Extended to Thursday 14 May at 12 noon
  • Application Workshops – Our Enterprise Team is hosting regular online sessions every Tuesday at 11am. You can also request a 1-2-1
  • Business Training – Online training will be delivered w/c 15 June for Impact and Creative cohorts; w/c 22 June for Converge cohort
  • Elevator Event – date and format details to follow
  • Financial Planning Training – Delivered online to Converge cohort on 29 June; 30 June for Impact and Creative cohorts
  • Business Masterclass – Delivered online to Impact and Creative cohorts on 25 and 26 June; 30 June and 1 July for Converge cohort
  • Business Plan Submission – participants will be now asked to submit their business plans by 6 August instead of 30 July

All other programme dates remain the same and our Awards Final on 24 September is going ahead as planned. If you have any questions about our revised timetable or any aspect of the programme, please email