BT teams up with TechHub to offer £15,000 cash prizes for UK’s “most innovative” digital businesses

Start-up winner of BT Infinity Labs SME Award 2015 will also receive six months mentoring and access to TechHub’s offices

BT has partnered with TechHub to launch a start-up competition to identify and reward new “ideas that will change lives” and make a difference to public services such as health and education.

Open to the UK’s “most innovative” new digital businesses, the BT Infinity Labs SME Award: Digital Innovation in the Public Sector competition will award the overall winner with a £15,000 cash prize, six months mentoring from BT and use of TechHub’s flexible workspaces in London or Swansea. Two runners-up will receive cash prizes of £7,500 each.

With a goal to showcase the country’s small and medium enterprise digital innovation, the competition will be open for entries until Sunday 22 February and eligible applicants will need to demonstrate “originality, creativity and innovation” in how their business idea helps UK citizens.

Entries will be judged by a panel of industry leaders including vice president of BT digital services and partnerships Robin Ilbert, TechHub co-founder and CEO Elizabeth Varley and Cabinet Office crown representative James Hall.

To enter to win the BT Infinity Labs SME Award 2015 or to find out more, click here.

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