New Digital Innovation Competition Offers £30,000 for Innovative UK Business Ideas

The BT Infinity Labs SME Award: Digital Innovation in the Public Sector Competition is intended to enable businesses to share ideas about how to do things differently through imaginative digital products and services. This might include making departments more efficient by moving things online, improving how government interacts with citizens using the web and social media, or creating innovative new applications that could change lives.

BT believes that SMEs are the lifeblood of the digital economy. The most successful digital companies that have changed everybody's lives in recent years all started small and that's why BT wants to help support SMEs in the digital sector to turn their products into successful businesses.

The competition offers the following support package, worth £30,000 in total:

First Place:

-A £15,000 cash prize.
-Six months' BT Support, including mentoring and access to TechHub's offices.
-Six months' TechHub membership.

Runners-up

Two runners-up will each receive a £7,500 cash prize.

UK-based innovative small and medium-sized digital business developing digital products or services that could benefit health, education or any other part of the public sector may enter.

Applications should be submitted, together with a short video. The closing date for applications is Sunday, 22 February 2015. Click here for more information.