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Trinity Bradfield Prize - 1 Month to go!

Published on 02 Oct 2023

2023 Applications Close 31/10/23


The Trinity Bradfield Prize is one of the leading early stage Tech & Science awards running at The University of Cambridge. It is operated by Trinity College Cambridge and The Bradfield Centre.

No-strings attached grant funding is provided, alongside a comprehensive package of support and mentoring, designed to support translating early stage technologies into real-world impact.


For the 2023 edition, a total prize pot of £30,000 of non-dilutive funding is available for up to 4 main prize winners. Plus, we are pleased to announce the addition of a new FemTech & Female Health Award which offers up to three additional £1,000 awards, considered at the shortlisting stage of the competition, to support and encourage ideas that have the potential to enhance Women’s Health.

  • £10,000 First Prize

  • £10,000 Commercialisation Prize

  • £5,000 Hellings Prize

  • £5,000 Runner Up Prize

FemTech & Women's Health

3 x £1,000 Awards

Additional Benefits

  • ALL APPLICANTS will be invited to attend four in person workshops covering key entrepreneurial topics led by subject matter experts, including Pitching, Customer Discovery, IP and Business Plan development.

  • ALL FINALISTS will have access to our hand picked Mentor network, providing 1:1 support and advice.

  • ALL FINALISTS receive 3 months free Membership of The Bradfield Centre - the regions leading Tech Hub, providing an opportunity to rub shoulders with the founders of 120 startups that make up The Bradfield Centre community.

  • ALL WINNERS enjoy associated media coverage, helping to boost the profile of their projects.


  • At least one member of the team be a student (post-graduate or undergraduate) or an early career researcher (not yet career independent) at The University of Cambridge.

  • The finalist cohort from the previous Trinity Bradfield Prize are eligible for the Commercialisation Prize.

  • Ideas that have the potential to enhance Women’s Health are eligible for the FemTech & Women's Health Awards

  • Single applicants and repeat applicants are encouraged to apply.

  • To be considered for the competition shortlist, applicants are required to attend 75% of the workshops, held in November and December.

Key Dates

  • 31st October 2023 - applications close

  • 15th November - 5th December 2023 - entrepreneurship workshops for all applicants

  • 24th January 2024 - Final. Registration.

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