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How to apply

In order to apply for the Crucible Project, applicants must submit an application form and a one-minute video.

When do 2017 applications open?

The opening date for applications is to be confirmed. To register your interest, please email

Who can apply

Crucible is open to graduates from any discipline, whether studying for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree. 

You can apply as an individual business founder or as a team of founders. There are no set limits on the size of your team.  

Applicants need to have an innovative, creative and/or unique idea that they want to commit to developing full-time for 12-months.

The Crucible Project isn't just looking for tech start-ups. It is looking to support innovative, creative product design and social enterprises, too.   You don't need to have existing business knowledge, just a great idea! 




Key Information 

Download Application Form (Word) 


Any questions related to the application process or the Crucible Project should be directed to




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