Startup Zone at DemoFest 2019 – Call for Applications

DemoFest: Bringing Research to Life

4th November 2019, 4.00pm – 7.00pm at Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

DemoFest is SICSA’s signature knowledge exchange event, showcasing the very best of Informatics and Computing Science research from all of Scotland’s Universities. The largest event of its kind in Scotland, DemoFest attracts a mix of more than 300 participants, including software industry practitioners, researchers and investors from Scotland and beyond. The evening comprises a unique mix of cutting-edge research exhibits, keynote talks from high profile leaders in technology innovators and informal networking.

This year, to supplement our showcase of academic research, we are inviting applications for participation in DemoFest from the vibrant and emerging tech startup scene across Scotland. Startup founders will benefit from showcasing their cutting edge businesses to potential investors and customers from across the software industry, as well as an opportunity to seek new collaborations and talent from academia.

Successful applicants will receive:

• Free showcase space within the main DemoFest exhibition, including desk, display space and power.

• Exclusive invitation to the DemoFest networking event for exhibitors and keynote speakers.

• Two invitations to extend to investors, customers or other partners for your startup to attend the exhibitor only networking event.

How to Apply

Applicants should complete a short online application:

The deadline for applications is the 31st of August.

For more advice on the application process or if you have any questions please contact the SICSA Knowledge Exchange Team:

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