The following Venture application form is for business ideas where the lead applicant is a currently-employed member of University of Dundee staff (research and non-research). If you are a currently-matriculated student or recent graduate please apply here. Please ensure that you have read and agree to the Venture Competition 2022 Terms & Conditions before submitting this form.We recommend that you write and save the content for your application in a word processing application and then copy your answers into the fields below before submitting to avoid any potential loss of data and to ensure you have a copy of your application for future reference. 1. University of Dundee staff or recent graduate applicant details (lead applicant must be a currently employed member of University of Dundee staff or recent graduate) Title: --None-- Mr. Ms. Mrs. Dr. Prof. Forename: Surname: University of Dundee/work email address (Note: correspondence will be sent to this email address): Personal email address: University of Dundee school/department (currently work in or graduated from): --None-- School of Art and Design School of Business School of Dentistry School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Law School of Life Sciences School of Medicine School of Health Sciences School of Science and Engineering Currently Work in UoD Central Service/Department Your mobile number: Is your idea a joint application? If so, name the fellow team members, email addresses, university/organisation and their roles in the proposed business: Eligibility/Permission: I can confirm that I have access to/ownership of all required intellectual property for the purposes of developing this business idea and I can confirm that I have gained appropriate permission(s) from my supervisor(s), principal investigator(s), Centre for Entrepreneurship and/or University of Dundee RIS, as appropriate, to enter the Competition (tick box to confirm). Please see the Venture Competition 2022 Terms & Conditions for more information. University of Dundee staff or recent graduate category applied for (can only apply for one category): Wildcard Award (for non-research staff) - £2,500 prize fund sponsored by James Keiller Investments and the Centre for Entrepreneurship Research Staff Award (University of Dundee research related ideas) - £11,500 prize fund sponsored by Research and Innovation Services, Organisational and Professional Development, School of Science and Engineering, School of Medicine and Centre for Entrepreneurship --None-- Wildcard Award Research Staff Award 2. Business Idea Details Proposed business name: Title of innovation/business idea: (a) Non-confidential summary of your innovation/business idea (max. 100 words in laymen terms): and (b) What do you hope to achieve with this idea in the next 12 months? Do you think you will be in a position to take this idea forward as a business? (max. 200 Words): Your product or service (max. 450 words). Please describe your idea: -> What problem does it solve? -> Who are your competitors and why is your idea better? -> What stage of development is it at (idea, proof-of-concept, prototype, fully developed)? -> Do you have intellectual property protection? -> Any previous funding you have had -> Please provide a breakdown of how you would use Venture funding to further develop your idea -> Please include a URL to an artist's impression or image (if available) Your target market (max. 250 words): -> What is your market? -> How will you get your product/service to market? -> How will your business make money? Benefits to the customers (max. 200 words): -> Who are your customers? -> Are they different from the end users? -> Have you spoken to your customers and/or end users? Requirements for development (Please tick all applicable - hold ctrl (PC) or command (Mac) to select more than one): --None-- Audio-visual Finance Contacts Intellectual property advice Market research Marketing Sales Building out your team Provide a summary of your business idea's social aims and objectives (max. 200 words):-> Detail the kinds of benefits you would plan to deliver to individuals, the communities and/or the environment. -> What would your organisation plan to do with any surplus profits it generates? Availability for Venture Final The Venture final will be on Friday 25 February 2022 between 4-6pm. It is also necessary to be available to pitch live to the expert judging panel on Wednesday 23 or Thursday 24 February. Please check the box to confirm you have made a note of this and that you (and/or your team) will be available to pitch live if selected as one of our finalists. How did you hear about Venture? --None-- UoD CfE Website Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn Word of Mouth Print Poster/Sign Digital Advert Leaflet/Flyer UoD Careers Email newsletter Internal Communications Alumni Email/Dundee Connect Other Please confirm that you have read our Terms and conditions (Please tick): You will be informed by 6pm Friday 4 February 2022 if you have been selected for the Venture Final on Friday 25 February 2022.