Competition timetable

There are several stages in the Flare Ignite competition. Here are a few dates for your diary.

Diary dates for Flare Ignite 2022

DateFlare Ignite event Please note
20 February 2022
Expression of interest entry deadline

Only eligible entries will be considered (subject to the rules and disclaimers). Expression of interest forms must be submitted by 23:59.

25 March 2022
Last day to submit your business canvas Business canvasses must be submitted by 23:59.      
29 April 2022
Flare Ignite result will be announced by email to all applicants All successful applicants will need to confirm participation in the final and agree to attend all relevant support sessions to prepare for their finalist pitches.
09 June 2022
Flare Ignite finalist pitching dayAll finalists will need to be available on this date to pitch their business ideas to the judging panel.

Diary dates for Flare Ignite support

DateFlare Ignite event Please note
Wednesday 9 March – Thursday 10 March 2022Enterprise Bootcamp Event All Flare Ignite applicants are required to attend the Enterprise Bootcamp event, to learn how to write their Business Model Canvases.
Wednesday 18 May – Thursday 19 May 2022Enterprise Bootcamp for Flare Ignite Finalists All Flare Ignite finalists are required to attend this Enterprise Bootcamp event, to  prepare and practise their pitches in advance of the Flare Ignite final.

Diary dates for Flare Ignite awards

DateFlare Ignite event Please note
Thursday 16 June 2022All finalists will attend one day of pitching and promoting their business Finalists will be given access to a stand where they can promote their business or business idea. Pitching practice sessions will be offered in advance. Alternative arrangements will be made should the awards day need to be held online.