Read the rules carefully, fill in the online form and send it. You may enclose a one-minute video with the form.
All prototypes/demos and other similar physical attachments to the entry must be delivered to the Lobby Services of Joensuu Science Park Ltd (address: Länsikatu 15, 80110 Joensuu), marked “Start Me Up 2018”.
The Lobby Services’ contact details and opening hours are available here.
Competition period is 1 February 2018 to 31 March 2018. Winners will be announced on Wednesday 9 May 2018.
In order to participate in the competition, you must submit your idea. Once you have submitted your idea, you can no longer edit it.
If you click "Close", remember to complete and submit the form later. See instructions for Editing your business idea and submitting several ideas.
The maximum allowed length of the video is 1 minute. You can only add one video per business idea. If you participate in Some Awards, the name and description of your business idea, as well as the participant's name may be published with the video release.
If you have a number of business ideas, you can submit your second, third, etc. without separate registration.
If you want to go back and edit the details of an idea or add a new idea:
If you want to enter several business ideas in the competition:
To add a video to the competition form:
On the video, you must first state your own name and the name of your idea (compulsory details).
Before submitting the form, you can remove your video by clicking "Remove" and replace it with another video file.
To participate in the Some Awards category of the Start Me Up business idea competition: