13 – Lucky for some… 

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Win a financial contribution of £1000 for attending this year’s festival.

This years festival is focused on engaging the national enterprise community.  Working with the North East Local Economic partnership (NELEP), and innovation partner +ADD Strategy, NWG are calling out to businesses with unique knowledge, novel ideas and fresh thinking that can contribute to our design sprint programme.

Everyone's A Winner!

As well as providing 13 lucky businesses with a cash prize, those registering for the competition will receive a free pass to the festival - you can request attendance for a day or upto 5 days.  You will be informed directly and days provided may vary dependent on demand.

Still Got Questions? Find out More below.


Real investor feedback on your ideas

Enterprises registering can also apply to attend an investment panel session.  8 enterprises will be selected to deliver a 15 minute pitch to a live panel and receive feedback on their ideas and opportunities.

The selected enterprises will be informed directly and with good notice to give you time to prepare.


What sprints are at this years festival?

2018 sees the Innovation Festival doubled in size compared to 2017 and it’s hoped that the festival will lead to some real-world innovative solutions and changes that can be brought to life.

Click below to find out about the societal and environmental questions that the crack teams of experts will be getting stuck into during the festival.


Who is eligible?

To participate in the competition you must be a formally registered small or medium sized business in the UK or Europe.

You must also provisionally be able to attend for the 5 days of the event.

You can find out more information on eligibility and competition rules below

*NWG retains the right to selectively withdraw this offer due to demand and broader commercial interests.

It’s simple to enter

NWG are providing 13 prizes (one for each sprint).  Simply tell us how you can help and why we should select your business.

We will let you know if you have been successful on the 29th June.