Have a great product prototype but not sure what to do next? Design Council Spark is a new kind of product innovation fund to uncover the UK's next great inventions. Apply now for a chance to win a place on this 20 week bespoke support program, as well as up to £65k investment to help bring your physical product prototype or idea to market.
Design Council Spark is a fund and accelerator that provides support and investment into product innovations which are primarily physical. It is looking to attract individuals/teams with revolutionary product ideas that offer brilliant solutions to everyday problems.
The not-for profit programme is unique. Participants donate 5% of future sales revenue back into the fund, fuelling a movement of revolutionary products for the UK and beyond. The call for entries will last from 20 November 2014 to 31 January 2015.
Timeline of Design Council social activity
20 November: Spark has launched
From 21 November: Apply for Spark
From 4 December: ‘All we want for Christmas: 12 Days of inspiring product design…’
From 5 January: Only 1 month left to apply for Spark
From 12 January: Advice for budding product designers
From 26 January: Final call for entries
Further details available here.