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Attend London Tech Week | Call for applications

Attend London Tech Week | Call for applications

TechInSA is offering South Australian companies the opportunity to apply for support to attend London Tech Week (LTW) in 2018.

In 2017, Startup Catalyst ran a very successfully curated mission to LTW which included supported participants from Victoria and NSW.

TechInSA is planning to support the participation of a limited number of South Australian companies in the LTW 2018 mission. Successful applicants will be awarded a TechInSA grant for one representative from each company to attend LTW 2018 as participants in the Startup Catalyst Mission. The LTW 2018 Startup Catalyst Mission is from 10-16 June 2018 and is priced at $6000 + GST per person.

Startup Catalyst Mission inclusions

The Mission includes all the following for one representative from each company:

  • Six nights accommodation
  • Breakfast daily
  • Oyster travel pass (tube+bus)
  • London Tech Week (300+ events)
  • Organised tours & meetings
  • Two hosted networking events
  • One Mission dinner
  • This Mission does not include airfares.

Successful applicants will be responsible for booking and paying for their own international airfares, any additional accommodation (if required outside the six nights in the Startup Catalyst Mission) and other travel as required. Successful applicants will be responsible for all other additional costs associated with the trip that are not included in the Startup Catalyst Mission.

To be considered for the LTW travel grant, please email Alicia Turner, Industry Development & Compliance Officer, TechInSA by Friday 9 March 2018 with the following details:

  • Name
  • Company
  • Contact details
  • Short description of the company and why participation in the LTW 2018 Mission is important for your company
  • What are your expected outcomes from attending LTW 2018?
  • How will these outcomes benefit South Australia directly and indirectly?

If you wish to discuss your application prior to submission, please do not hesitate to contact our office on 08 8217 6400 or by email to Alicia Turner.

Selection process and criteria

Selection process:

  • Applications will be reviewed within two weeks of closing and successful applicants will be notified directly as soon as possible.
  • Once successful applicants have provided TechInSA with evidence that they have booked flights to London, TechInSA will register the company for the Startup Catalyst Mission ($6000).
  • Successful applicants will be required to enter into a Deed of Grant with TechInSA, which will include reporting requirements.

Selection to be based on:

  • Assessment of the company’s description of their desired outcomes from/intentions for participating
  • Potential for benefiting company and SA
  • Companies that have not previously received travel support from TechInSA will be given priority in assessment.

London Tech Week

London Tech Week is a unique festival connecting science and creative minds, corporates and startups brought to you by KNect365 and London & Partners.

 Attracting over 55,000 attendees across 300 events, London Tech Week is a unique opportunity for exposure to the largest and most engaged tech audience. The growth of tech across the globe continues at an unprecedented rate and as a result, London Tech Week continues to grow, offering new anchor events and an extensive social calendar featuring a Prince’s Trust Gala Dinner, music festival and celebration parties.”

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