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Financial Technologies Innovation Contest Briefing - Edinburgh

The Knowledge Transfer Network

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 from 10:30 to 14:00 (GMT)

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The IC tomorrow Financial Technologies Innovation Contest will offer a total of £175k to businesses to encourage innovation within Financial Technologies. Through a range of challenges, including themes of Education, Cyber Security, Transactions, Personal Finance Management, Compliance and Regulation, IC tomorrow are looking for innovative proposals from companies with digital solutions relevant to these themes within the financial sector.

Winners will not only benefit from contest funding but will have an exclusive opportunity to collaborate with one of our global contest challenge partners, which include Money Advice Service and Experian, Lloyds Banking Group, American Express, Accenture, and the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS).

We aim to see unique solutions with potential appeal to a broad commercial market, successful applicants will then be expected to trial their proposed solutions with their industry partners for a minimum duration of 3 months. The Edinburgh briefing event will give applicants the chance to find out more about the contest process, gain helpful hints and tips and allow a chance to network with other companies & applicants from a thriving tech community in Scotland.

If you’re not able to make the Edinburgh briefing event, we are holding further briefing events in London, Cardiff, and Belfast, as well as a live webinar from the London briefing event.


The contest will open in March 2015.


10.30 - Registration

11.00 - Welcome and application process

11.45 - CHALLENGE 1, Personal financial management. Partner: Money Advice Service and Experian

12.00 - CHALLENGE 2, Cyber security. Partner: Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS)

12.15 - CHALLENGE 3, Consumer financial literacy Partner: Lloyds Banking Group

12.30 - CHALLENGE 4, Hyper-local transactions Partner: American Express

12.45 - CHALLENGE 5, Compliance and regulation Partner: Accenture Innovation Lab

13.00 - Close and networking




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The Scotsman Hotel
20 North Bridge
EH1 1TR Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 from 10:30 to 14:00 (GMT)

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We can help you develop ideas, expertise and technologies, that have the potential to be world-beating products. Central to what we do is the initiation and building of collaborations.

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