Events > Australia and New Zealand - UK Tech Rocketship Awards

Why apply

The UK Department for International Trade specialises in helping overseas companies succeed in the UK. Our day to day work, trade missions to the UK and award programmes like the Tech Rocketship Awards are all geared to helping you grow your business successfully in the UK.

So far, we’ve taken around 40 companies to the UK as recipients of the Tech Rocketship Awards, running fully-mentored programmes, helping them gain vital exposure and connecting them to invaluable networks.

We’re excited to be offering this opportunity for the first time to Australian and New Zealand businesses. 

Your prize package will include a paid-for visit to the UK in early 2019 with a tailored program of events and meetings designed to supercharge your UK expansion plans.

Award Categories:

  • Digital Economy & Security
  • Tech for an Ageing Society (Life Sciences)
  • The AI & Data Revolution
  • The Future of Mobility
  • Clean Growth (Cleantech)
  • Feeding the Nation (Agritech)
  • Connected Consumers & Creativity
  • GREAT Tech for Change Award

This is one of the UK Government’s largest and most prestigious Tech Awards.

Who Should Apply?

Tech Rocketship is open to established Australian and New Zealand scale ups that deliver innovative, technology-led solutions across a wide spectrum of industries. Winners will have been trading in Australia and/or New Zealand for at least 2 years. They will be ambitious, globally-scalable businesses with a demonstrable fit with the UK market.