Manchester Prize: open for applications
The Manchester Prize, an initiative of the UK Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT), will award £1 million every year for 10 years to a team of innovators with the most cutting-edge AI solution for public good.
The first Manchester Prize, running from December 2023 to March 2025, is seeking innovation from UK-led teams with breakthrough ideas for overcoming challenges in the fields of energy, environment and infrastructure.
Up to 10 finalist teams will initially receive £100,000 each, a generous package of non-financial support, and access to free compute to develop their innovation. One finalist will win the £1 million grand prize in early 2025.
- The entry phase opens to entrants on 7 December 2023.
- Eligible teams can enter the Manchester Prize at any time until 12:00 GMT on 1 February 2024 by visiting the Manchester Prize website.
- Finalists for the next phase will be announced in April 2024.