2022/23 Young Innovators Briefing Event

We’re on the hunt for Young Innovators from 18 to 30 years old who could benefit from a business boosting support package including a £5,000 grant, a two-day living allowance, and personalised advice designed to evolve your idea into a business reality.

Event Details


10.00 - 12.00



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Calling all Young Innovators! Would you like help turning your awesome idea or side hustle into the next big thing? Don’t look any further! This is your chance to make it happen.

Webinar recording is now available

Find the slides here.


Innovate UK’s Young Innovators Awards 2022/23 will be opening on the 13th of June 2022 and, on the 14th of June, we will be hosting a briefing event that will provide information about the awards, eligibility criteria, application process and timelines.

This year, we are anticipating to award up to 100 young people from diverse backgrounds with a £5,000 grant, a two days a week allowance to cover living costs, one-on-one tailored business advice, and lots of networking, development, and peer-to-peer support.

With the awards opening soon, join the Young Innovators Briefing Event and find out:

  • How to apply
  • If this is suitable for you
  • Application timelines
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Answers to your questions

Secure your spot today!

Who should get involved?

All Innovators aged between 18 – 30 who are interested in starting their own business or wanting to take their idea(s) to the next level!

Attendees will have the chance to ask questions during the webinar.


  • 10:00 – Introduction & Welcome
  • 10:10 – Keynote by Jack Parsons
  • 10:30 – Leaders panel feat. Yewande Akinola, Hayden Taylor CMgr MCMI, Julian Hall, and Reedah El-Saie
  • 10:50 – Application run-through with the competitions team
  • 11:20 – Young Innovators panel feat. Ella Hopkin, Chantelle Edwards, Adam Derradji and Cornelius Palm
  • 11:50 – Conclusion

Applicant Support Workshops

Following the briefing event on 14th June 2022, we will be hosting three 1 hour drop-in sessions where we will be sharing some tips and suggestions when it comes to answering some of the questions in your application. Secure your spot now.

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