The competition involves three rounds, and aims to provide you with the opportunity to develop your business plan. Round 1 entries are in the form of a short business plan summary, the content of which should adhere to the guidelines.

The 5 teams who reach Round 2 will be introduced to two experienced mentors who will support second round applications.

Round 3, the Finals, involves a live pitch at TERMIS-WC in Kyoto, Japan, in September 2018. All finalists are expected to attend the conference to participate in the final round. Remaining participants will be invited to display their pitch in poster format.

1) Please download the Company Application Form document and enter your answers offline.

2) A completed document should then be attached to the Submissions Form that can be launched below. You will be required to attach your company logo and tagline.

Please note: submissions that are missing any of the compulsory fields will not be considered.

Before submitting you application, please familiarise yourself with our Terms and Conditions and read through the Frequently Asked Questions, making sure that all team members meet the eligibility requirements. If you have any queries regarding the application process, please contact the team using the messaging bubble on bottom of this page.

If you would like to submit further evidence, please contact the BPC Director, Oliver Ball, at Those based in the USA or Canada should also contact Dr Suzy Tabbaa, our TERMIS Americas point of contact, at