Digital Innovation Contest - Data

£125k in funding to work with leading data partners



IC tomorrow, is offering five businesses up to £25k* each to encourage digital innovation in data. We are looking for innovative commercial solutions that meet broad objectives we have set in conjunction with our industry partners – Ingram Content Group, EE Limited, Ordnance Survey, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust and British Library.


The challenges

IC tomorrow will be awarding up to five businesses individual awards of up to £25k* for the development of a service or application under five challenge areas. One award is available in each of the following categories:


Each successful applicant will retain their intellectual property, and also:

  • gain from exposure to a range of industry partners
  • be able to test their proposed application or service with a relevant industry partner
  • be able to promote their solution via the IC tomorrow programme
  • receive support in resolving delivery issues related to the proposed solution.


Briefing Event

We are running a briefing event for the contest at BL-NK, London on Wednesday 9 April. Register your place here.


Key Dates

Contest Opens

 Monday 24 March 2014

Briefing event

 Wednesday 9 April 2014

Application deadline

 Wednesday 7 May 2014, noon

Finalists notified  

 Friday 23 May 2014

Final Panel Session

 Wednesday 11 June 2014


Key Documents

Contest Brief

The contest brief will give you an overview of the contest and the challenges.

Guidance Document

The guidance document will give you a more detailed description of the challenges including some essential information to ensure your submission fits the challenge. It also contains a question by question run down on how to complete the application form. 

*Individual awards will be a maximum of £25,000* each, excluding VAT.


Awards: 5 x £25,000

Contest Brief

Guidance for Applicants

Briefing Event: Weds 9 April

Deadline: Noon 7 May

Upcoming Events

Wed 09 Apr 2014

Digital Innovation Contest - Data briefing webinar

14:30 until 18:00

We are running a live webinar from the 'Digital Innovation Contest – Data' briefing event to give those companies who are unable to attend the event in London a chance to hear the presentations and...

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Wed 09 Apr 2014

Digital Innovation Contest - Data briefing event

14:00 until 18:00

A briefing event will be held to give applicants the opportunity to find out more about the contest. Representatives from IC tomorrow and the contest partners – Ingram Content Group, EE Limited,...

From IC tomorrow

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A little about Digital Innovation Contest - Data

The Digital Innovation Contest - Data offers £125k across 5 awards to companies innovating in across the data sector. Challenge partners include Ingram, EE, Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust, Ordinance Survey and British Library.