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Events > Tech Rocketship Awards Europe 2020-21
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Terms and Conditions

1. The Europe Tech Rocketship Awards (“the Awards”) are organised by the UK Department for International Trade (“DIT”).

2. In order for you (“the Applicant”) to be eligible to take part in the Awards, you must meet all of the following criteria. You must be a business that;

a. is headquartered in Europe or Israel.
b. has been trading for at least 6 months.
c. has a product or service which is currently available on the market.
d. has a product or service which has international applicability.
e. hasn't established a present in the UK yet and has a genuine interest and ability to establish a presence in the UK within the next 2 years.
f. has the availability to travel, if successful, within Europe in March 2021 for the Grand Finale event (location tbc) and to the UK in June 2021 for a tailored visit.
g. has fully completed the application process during the award nomination dates.

3. Nominations for the Awards will be open from 2 October 2020 to 15 November 2020 (UPDATE: SUBMISSION DEADLINE HAS NOW BEEN EXTENDED TO 17 NOVEMBER 2020!).

4. DIT, or the nominees of DIT, will select: which applicants will be invited to in-market pitching events; the winners of in-market pitching events; which of these in-market winners will compete in the Grand Finale; and, the winners of the Grand Finale. These decisions will be at the discretion of DIT, or the nominees of DIT, and will be final.

5. The costs of attendance and participation in any in-market events and/or the Grand Finale will be the responsibility of the Applicant.

6. The prize package for the winners of the Grand Finale will include a tailored visit to the UK for one representative from each company. If more than one person from a winning company wishes to take part, they will need to cover all associated costs.

7. Winners will need to cover their own living expenses and other costs associated with the trip which is not specifically covered as part of the prize package.

8. The prize package for the winners of the Grand Finale will also include a package of business support to help each company establish in the UK.

9. By entering the Awards, applicants understand that their submissions will be reviewed for commercial viability.

10. By entering the Awards, the Applicant agrees to participate in any promotional activities or material, without additional payment or permission, as DIT may request.

11. By entering the Awards, the Applicant consents to their contact information being shared with the sponsors of the Awards.

12. Applicants may only take part in media coverage regarding their participation in the Awards, with prior consent from DIT.

13. DIT will use any personal information submitted in accordance with DIT’s privacy policy.

14. DIT are not liable for any damage, loss or disappointment suffered by the Applicant for taking part or not being able to take part in the Awards.

15. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, DIT may alter, amend or cancel the Awards without prior notice.

16. In particular, Applicants should be aware that DIT may need to amend the location, timing or format of events (e.g. due to restrictions on movement or social interaction due to Covid19). DIT will seek to minimise such changes but will not be liable for any costs incurred by Applicants as a result of any changes.

17. We reserve the right to change these terms at any time.