Design Council Spark is looking to turn bright ideas into brilliant products


In Summary

General | 24th October 2017
Up to 15 finalists are selected onto a 16-week programme, receiving one-to-one mentoring with specialists in a variety of fields as well as 5 core workshops led by a team of design experts.
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In Detail

Design Council Spark is a support and funding programme designed to help you turn your bright idea into a commercially successful product.

Since its creation in 2014, Design Council Spark programme has helped more than 100 innovators and entrepreneurs to develop their product ideas, 31 of these have been intensively supported with mentoring, funding and specialist workshops in order to progress to market.

Now in its fourth year, Spark has become a leading UK product innovation support programme and fund. The programme provides design expertise to help shape business opportunities and develop product innovations through an intensive 16-week process, which gives access to specialists across business, IP, investment, and marketing; funding of £15,000 to develop the product, and the opportunity to pitch for a share of up to £200,000 further funding to fast-track the product to market.

Have a bright idea and want to apply?

Applications close midday on Tuesday 21 November 2017. Click here for more information >>