It’s time to register for the 2015 TeenTech Awards.
Now in their third successful year, they are open to young people aged 11-16 ,in teams of up to three, the challenge is to look at the world and share ideas on how to make life better, simpler or easier.
Category winners take home £1000 for their school and have the opportunity to share their idea with HRH Duke of York and leading experts in science and technology. The final judging day is held at the Royal Society in London and the winners are invited to a special presentation at Buckingham Palace.
This year one of our sponsors will also work with the students who have the most marketable or commercial idea to see if it can be turned into a real product which will be sold in their stores with all profits going to the school.
* Open to students aged 11-16 working in teams of up to three
* Win £1000 in every innovation category including Teacher of the Year
* Winners are invited to Buckingham Palace to meet our patron HRH Duke of York
* 12 categories including transport, health, wearable technology, energy, design and construction
* New categories for 2015 including Infrastructure, Retail and Finance, Safety and Security
* Gives students insight into science, technology and engineering careers
* Support from industry mentors and from global companies
* Meet some of the leading experts in Science and technology.
Find out more about the TeenTech Awards, including details of the different categories here
Don’t worry if you can’t confirm categories – you have until December 16th to do this but do register so we can keep you up to date with industry contacts who will support your work and let you know about opportunities to attend Innovation days.
Late registrations can be made but if some categories are over-subscribed, we will suggest an alternative.
The Timeline :
: Register now
using our Stage One Entry Form, so we can keep you up to date with important news like dates of Google HangOuts with leading people in tech, Innovation Sessions to help you develop your ideas and mentors who will Skype or come into your school to provide feedback and advice.
Dec 16th : Let us know the categories you intend to enter. You do not need to have started work on your projects. After this date, late registrations are accepted but we cannot guarantee places in all categories of the competition.
March 21st : Projects need to be uploaded before this date for preliminary judging
April Finalists announced
June Final Judging and Awards day at the Royal Society
We have twelve innovation categories related to different industries but if you have an idea which doesn’t seem to fit into a category, just let us know.
Many schools have chosen to run the awards across entire year groups and this is something we encourage. Please get in touch for one of our special packs of certificates to reward students for their work in the early stages of their project.
Home educated students are welcomed
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find out more about the Awards from our website or email us : awards @teentechevent.com
Sponsors for the 2015 Awards include: Airbus, Atkins, Cranfield University, EDF Energy Campus, Google, JVC, Maplins and Network Rail