Idea Hub Robotics Challenges 2016

From 2016-05-01 00:00:00 to 2016-06-30 00:00:00

United Kingdom / London

The IdeaHub is an innovation and scouting platform brought to you by Venturebright, a pioneer in corporate venturing and open innovation. IdeaHub specialises in bringing together entrepreneurs, startups and corporates by combining the capabilities, energy and agility of start-ups with the assets, market insight and reach of corporates to launch valuable new ventures. In 2016, IdeaHub is working with ABB Robotics to provide funding and support for ideas or ventures that can help solve one of our 2016 challenges: * Simplicity,* Intelligence and* Digitalisation. The programme provides: * funding (target investment of £ 25,000 per venture in return for a share of equity),* access to industrial robots to further test, refine or prove the startups solutions,* advice and expert support of an experienced venture capital team, and* support to access global markets or provide direct access to customers for in-market testing or initial sales. Timeline: * 01/05/2016: Applications open.* 30/06/2016: Application deadline.* Early July 2016: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews* 25 August 2016: Live pitch event and final selection.