Ideas are the tip of the iceberg it is what you make of them that really matters. It is great to be able to share my experiences to help business leaders of the future. We need more initiatives like the Trinity Bradfield prize providing that inspiration.”
Cofounder of ARM and Trinity Bradfield Prize mentor
ABOUT THE PRIZE
The Trinity Bradfield Prize returns for 2022, the fourth edition of the competition. The prize includes non-dilutive cash prizes, bespoke support programmes and membership at The Bradfield Centre, all designed to support translating early stage technologies into real world impact.
One of the most popular science & technology competitions running at The University of Cambridge, the previous editions of the prize attracted 289 applications, £50,000 awarded in non-dilutive prize money, and on going support from an impressive roster of mentors.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, simply fill in a short on-line application form consisting of less than 15 short questions. Application opening will be announced soon. Finalists will be selected for a live pitch event later in the year where they will present to a leading panel of judges at The Bradfield Centre.
For the 2021 edition, a total prize pot of £20,000 of non-dilutive funding was available for up to 3 winners. Made up of a £10,000 first place prize, a second place £5,000 prize, and the £5,000 Helling's Prize. The funding is a no-string attached grant, designed to support translating early stage technologies into real-world impact.
Along with cash prizes all 8 finalists will receive 3-months membership the The Bradfield Centre, the region’s leading co-working space. Mentor sessions with leading entrepreneurs, investors, legal and commercial experts will be arranged to further support all the finalists.
The competition required that at least one member of the team be a student (post-graduate or undergraduate) or an early career researcher (not yet career independent) at The University of Cambridge. Single applicants are encouraged to apply. All applicants must be able to commit to the 3-month support programme, including 4-8 hours a month of in-person mentoring sessions at The Bradfield Centre.
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Mike Coto, Project Manager for The Trinity Bradfield Prize, joins James Parton, Managing Director of The Bradfield Centre, to provide an overview of The 2021 Trinity Bradfield Prize
James Parton catches up with Simon Engelke, Founder and Chair of Battery Associates and Yichuan Zhang, Founder of Boltzbit, two of the previous winners of the prize to reflect back on their experiences and learn what has happened since they won.