The Mayor of London’s Civic Innovation Challenge offers an opportunity for start-ups to work together with leading corporates and public organisations to tackle some of London’s most pressing problems.


This is a challenge for start-ups to develop innovative solutions to reduce inequality, prevent climate change and support London’s ageing population.

About the Civic Innovation Challenge

Start-ups will work together with corporates and public organisations to develop and test their solutions, while receiving business support and mentoring. 

Successful start-ups will gain:

  • a chance to validate and test solutions directly with potential customers and partners, and access to £15,000 for testing
  • business support and mentoring from Bethnal Green Ventures, and support from partners
  • a valuable opportunity for customer development, with direct access to potential customers
  • recognition and media exposure for being part of the Mayor of London’s flagship innovation programme

Applications open on 11 June 2018 and close on Sunday 8 July at 11:59pm.


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