The annual Venture Prize competition is organised as a two stage process. Between December and March applications can be submitted via an online form. The form is structured as a simple business plan and explores the quality of the scientific innovation and the commercial potential. No commercially sensitive information is required. Shortlisted applicants are then invited to give a presentation to the Venture Prize Committee in May. The winner is announced at the Armourers & Brasiers Cambridge Forum in June.
The timetable for the 2020 Competition is as follows:
early December 2019 - Applications period opens
16th March 2020 - Applications close
5th May 2020 - Interview Day for shortlisted applicants
16th June 2020 - Winner announcement at Armourers & Brasiers Cambridge Forum