Enterprise competitions are a great way of clarifying your enterprising ideas and getting access to funding and support to turn them into viable opportunities and start-up your venture.

Idea Explosion 2019 is closed for entries.Ideas Explosion

Idea Explosion Keynote and Awards - Thursday 2 May at 18:00 in Parliament Hall

Guilia Melchiorre, Founder of CogniHealth and St Andrews alumna will speak about her entrepreneurial experience. CogniHealth is transforming dementia care.

Idea Explosion winners will be announced.


Idea Explosion awards individuals and small teams of up to three people, with serious intentions to get an idea off the ground.  Your idea can be a business idea, social enterprise idea or project idea at any stage of development.  Entries from clubs and societies for new initiatives are welcome.

We have a prize fund of £5,000. You can pitch for any amount up to £1,000.  Please be realistic about the amount you pitch for. You will need to be able to substantiate what you need it for and how it would benefit your idea and enable you to take it forward.

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