Rushlight Awards

2018-19

 

The Rushlight Awards, in their 12th year, are now open to entries.

They are the only set of awards designed specifically to support and promote all the latest clean technologies, innovations, initiatives and deployment projects for businesses and other organisations throughout UK, Ireland and internationally.

The Rushlight Awards are open to all types of organisation at any stage of corporate development, including individual inventors, early stage companies, charities, universities, SMEs, quoted companies and multi-nationals.

There are all the categories from prior years (see Categories), including the following:

  1. each of the renewable energy types
  2. improvements to older energy forms
  3. environmental clean-up solutions
  4. resource efficiency in all its guises
  5. transport of all types
  6. sustainable manufacturing, sustainable products, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity, environmental metrology
  7. sustainable initiatives, programmes and deployment

At the Rushlight Show, all entrants can have a poster in the Exhibition and a presentation pitch in the Rushlight Cleantech Showcase and/ or the Sustainable Solutions Market Panel to investors, financiers and major corporate customers.  

Entries close 30 November 2018

This year, we are continuing with the close integration of the Awards with the Rushlight Show.  There are so many reasons to enter, including:

  1. There are on offer to entrants who qualify a range of benefits, with many of the benefits available to all entrants.
  2. All entries will be made into posters and exhibited at the Rushlight Show, unless you choose not to.
  3. The prestigious and internationally recognised Rushlight Awards carry substantial kudos, specifically due to the totally independent, high quality judging  and breadth of support from the key leading participants in the sector.
  4. Winners and commended entries can display their respective logos on all their marketing material and communications free-of-charge after the event.
  5. Priority will be given to entrants for the presentation slots at the Rushlight Show to investors/ financiers and key corporate customers.
  6. All entrants can have a stand in the Exhibition at the Rushlight Show at a substantial discount.
  7. All entrants can attend the Awards Party at discounted prices, including group packages.
  8. Celebrate an innovation breakthrough or an initiative by entering the awards and bringing the team to the Party.
  9. Put your product, service, technology or project in front of potential customers, investors, partners, intermediaries and service providers.

Please go to How To Enter page and follow the instructions, download the entry form and good luck!

The entry fee remains at the same rate as it has done from the start, namely £125 plus VAT, with a discount for registered charities and members of certain supporting trade associations.

2018-19 Benefits and Prizes

As a benefit for all Rushlight Awards entrants who are commercial businesses, Granted would like to offer you:

1) An assessment of your Exec Summary in relation to securing Grant Funding

2) A skype call to discuss relevant Grant Funding and General Funding opportunities for your business, with summaries of grants provided on email. This Grant Scope work can help lay the foundation to secure successfully Grant Funding worth between £25k and £2.5m.

Granted Consultancy have successfully raised over £25m in funding for ambitious businesses since 2010 through Grants, R&D Tax Credits and Other Investment.

Once again, Barking Dog Communications are providing free PR consultation, to the overall and group category winners, which will provide some guidance on how to maximise your achievements in the press and social media channels, as an extra benefit for your success.

 

About Granted Consultancy Ltd          www.grantedltd.co.uk

We are Granted Consultancy, UK and EU grant funding specialists. We work with ambitious businesses and entrepreneurs seeking funding for their company or ideas. We have expertise in securing funding for Innovation (R&D), Business Growth, Training and Infrastructure Projects. Our sectorial experience spans Tech, Digital, Creative, Advanced Manufacturing & Engineering, Education, Construction, Knowledge Transfer and Energy.  Since 2010 we have secured grant funding from £10k to £2m+ for R&D projects, business growth investments and major public sector projects.  We have offices in Fleet St, London and Southernhay, Exeter. If you’ve got an exciting, ambitious project, we’d love to see you achieve it – even better, we’d like to help you.

About Barking Dog Communications      www.barkingdogcommunications.co.uk

For more than a decade, Barking Dog has been one of leading full-service PR & Marketing agencies in the sustainability sector. Our clients span the breadth of the new green economy; including environmentally friendly products, waste management, specialist recyclers, renewables, waste-to-energy and environmental planning & protection.  We’re committed to investing the time to understand your challenges and objectives before using our experience and creativity to help you achieve your goals. This could mean providing you with a greater presence online, getting more exposure in the media, connecting with new and existing customers or developing innovative collateral to help you sell more effectively. As such, we’re experienced designers, web developers, film makers, communications and PR consultants, copywriters, SEO experts and brand developers as well as helping clients think strategically and tactically.