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Calling all innovators and budding entrepreneurs! - Now Closed


Responsible Innovation Challenge!

As part of the West Yorkshire Innovation Festival, enter the Responsible Innovation Challenge for a chance to work in a team to pitch a creative idea for solving a social, economic, environmental challenge, which could add value to people’s lives and/or lead to a business or social enterprise.  For information on the challenge and how to enter see the attached flyer and submission guide. Submissions need to be made by Friday 26 February and shortlisted entries will pitch their idea at an exciting event as part of the Festival on Thursday 18 March.












A panel of innovators will hear your pitch and draw out the idea through a question and answer session before an audience and expert vote decides the winning idea.

The panel includes:

Andreas Beckmann, Regional CEO, WWF

Amir Hussain, CEO, Yeme Architects

Carol Holdsworth, Founder, Hussle Hub

Sajid Azeb, Chief Operating Officer, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Sonya Bachra-Burne, Co Founder and Creative Director, AVIE

The innovation challenge is hosted by the University of Bradford as part of the West Yorkshire Innovation Festival and open to all Yorkshire Universities.

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For further details you can also visit here where you can find out more about Yorkshire Universities.