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Idea Factory

Everything begins with an idea...

Idea Factory is King’s College London’s flagship idea generation competition.The competition aims to nurture the biggest and best ideas from across the university that have the potential to grow into ventures. It’s a fantastic chance to develop your skills and win amazing prizes and mentorship. 

Whatever your interest or passion, we want you to get creative and submit your ideas for new innovations, products or services.  

Participating in Idea Factory is a great way to win support to help make an idea a reality. Taking part in supporting workshops will give you skills in generating and pitching ideas with clarity and enthusiasm and you'll gain confidence, meet like-minded people and have fun!  

Our series of events and workshops are now live, so whether you want to learn how to find and develop ideas, or want to validate an existing idea, sign up and save the dates now, or catch up with the recordings now:

Want some 1:1 feedback and support on your Idea Factory application? Book a 25-minute slot with a member of the Entrepreneurship Institute team on Friday 15th January or Wednesday 27th January to get advice on your application. 

Complete your application by 23:59 on 31st January 2021!

Idea Factory 2020

In 2020 we had three amazing Idea Factory winners win equal shares of the £6,000 prize pot as well as further mentoring, support and access to our co-working space to move their ideas forward.