The application window to the programme has now closed.


To all applicants 

Thank you for submitting and we are overwhelmed by the positive response to the challenges the programme has set out. The application review process and expected timeline is as follows. Please note, this is subject to change amid the current uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic. Please also note that we do expect any significant disruption, with provisions having been made to hold the initial stages of the programme virtually. 

The 4 stages of the review process:

  1. A shortlist of SME’s is notified and invited to a virtual pitch day on May 15th.
  2.  Shortlisted SMEs will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges comprised of members from all partner organisations. The slots of pitches will be spread across two days; 21st and 26th of May.
  3. The final cohort of selected SMEs is notified and offered a place on the programme – Decisions on entry to be made in early June
  4. Welcome week and programme kick off – June 30th.

To view the challenges, download the challenge documents from the the links below. 


Air Quality

Challenges SMEs should respond directly to the challenges outlined in this document as well as choose a location for their pilot.


Challenges SMEs can respond to one or more of the challenges outlined within this document.