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Ideas: British young inventors ‘working for a better world’ from across the UK

Shining ‘light on the best of British ingenuity’ are the 2021 winners of the Young Innovators awards using their ideas to work ‘for a better world’ from across the country. With ideas ranging from using empty shops on local high streets as Creative Youth Labs, to creating a secure currency exchange platform for Africans living […]

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Comic drawing competition celebrating women and young people leading ‘transformative’ change

Generation equality: picture it! wants you to turn your idea – of a gender equal generation – into a comic, in the push for more female and youth leaders. Launched by Cartooning for Peace, an organisation using humour to bring people together, together with United Nations Women, the global challenge is part of the campaign for […]

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Young inventors shifting the face of engineering globally with their simple innovations

World-changing gadgets by young inventors changing the face of engineering globally, using simple ideas to make better our everyday products. A Russian-made smart toothbrush testing our saliva for health issues beyond oral (made by Artemii Zenkin and Anastasia Balabanova), a non-electrical powered fridge made out of clay to keep food fresh and grow plants at the […]

Netflix - The Documentary Talent Fund

Netflix’s new ‘Documentary Talent Fund’ to give £40,000 to 10 British filmmakers ‘to tell the stories they want to tell’

The newly launched Documentary Talent Fund will see Netflix award up to £40,000 each to 10 filmmakers ‘in a bid to open doors to those most under-represented in the industry’. Applications are open to a new generation of innovative storytellers to produce short documentary films, with a budget of between £20k and £40k, to tell the stories […]

Formula E Talent Call for young presenters

Formula E ‘Open Talent Call’ for young new diverse presenters to break into sports broadcasting

Formula E – the all-electric motorsport racing series – is looking for the next generation of European presenters, aged 18 to 24, interested in kickstarting their media career in sports broadcasting. The ABB FIA Formula E Championship wants to create a better future in sports through racing and nurturing a culture of inclusivity – starting […]

London Writers Awards

London Writers Awards 2021 developing diverse writers across the publishing industry

The London Writers Awards – an annual development programme for diverse writers from across London – is open for submissions.  Sponsored by Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) and supported by Arts Council England and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, the London Writers Awards 2021 is organised by Spread the Word – a London’s literary development charity –  and it is focused […]

Google for Startups

New training programs by ‘Google for Startups’ to boost the growth of European and Israeli startups

Google for Startups launches three new initiatives to ‘level the playing field for underrepresented founders’ and support startups using technology to upgrade their local economies. The recently announced new set of programs – Immersion: Black Founders, Immersion: Women Founders, Google for Startups Accelerator – is open to European and Israeli startups and founders tackling today’s […]

Plus X - BRITE

Plus X presents BRITE – a new £5 million funded innovation programme for local businesses to grow and bring their ideas to market

Plus X Brighton – an innovation workspace – partners with the University of Brighton to launch BRITE (Brighton Research Innovation Technology Exchange) designed to support local businesses to grow and ‘drive job creation’ post-lockdown. BRITE is a three-year collaborative project which has received up to £5 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund […]

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A virtual Short Film writing contest helping people to talk out more about mental health

Screenwriters from around the world are invited to write a screenplay for a short film tackling ‘the stigma’ linked to people talking out about mental health. The global screenwriting competition, launched by Layla – a Canadian-based mental health service – together with Open Screenplay – an online community helping writers break into the film industry […]

Swiss Kickstart

Swiss innovation platform ‘Kickstart’ is searching for 100 tech startups looking to expand into Switzerland

The Zurich-based innovation platform Kickstart has launched its latest round of applications for the next cohort of later-stage tech startups, from around the world, interested in entering the Swiss market. Kickstart, a spin-off of Impact Hub Zurich and founded by digitalswitzerland in 2015, will be selecting 100 entrepreneurs to join its three-month equity-free growth programme and […]