18-30 year olds in Leicester working on innovative ideas are being encouraged to apply for Innovate UK’s next Young Innovator awards.

The awards aim to recognise people from every region and nation of the UK with great business ideas and who have the potential to become successful entrepreneurs and future leaders in innovation.

Award winners will each receive a £5,000 grant, living allowance, a package of business coaching, and mentoring from a personal Innovation Champion from Innovate UK Edge.

The next Young Innovators awards will be open from 13 June to 27 July 2022.