Healthcare and wellbeing - £3,000
Do you have an innovative idea that could disrupt and benefit the healthcare and wellbeing fields?
Ideas may include, but are not limited to: sports and physical activity, nutrition, social care, health-related services and products including apps and accessories.
Breakthrough science and new technologies - £3,000
Do you have an idea working at the cutting-edge of science and/or new technologies?
This category is open to anyone with an idea with that applies science and technology to solve a problem. Ideas can be based in any industry sector, including but not limited to: AgriTech, BioTech, EdTech, FinTech, FoodTech, HealthTech, GreenTech, IT, life sciences, digital technologies, software/electronics development.
Creative entrepreneurship - £3,000
Do you have a creative business idea or business with enough flair to win this category?
You do not need to be studying a creative arts subject to enter this category, but your idea or business should be positioned in the creative industries space. Ideas may include, but are not limited to screen arts, design, performing arts, fashion, publishing and broadcasting, advertising, architecture, photography or gaming.
Impactful entrepreneurship - £3,000
Do you have a socially-minded business or idea with the potential to tackle a social and/or environmental challenge and drive change?
If so, this category is for you. Entries in this category can include but are not limited to social enterprises.
‘Engineers in Business’ Fellowship Award - £3,000
Supported by the Engineers in Business Fellowship, this award is available to entrants whose teams are made up of engineers or to multidisciplinary teams that include at least one engineer. Ideas must have an engineering focus to qualify for this prize.
Flare entrepreneur of the year - £2,500
This award is selected by the judges from all shortlisted Flare finalists, reflecting the overall theme of sustainability that runs throughout each Flare category. All ideas/businesses should consider and propose ways that they can be sustainable.
People’s choice award - £2,500
As voted for by the audience.