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Just imagine if… your idea could change the world


Hogan Lovells is delighted to be supporting an international entrepreneur competition in March 2020, called just IMAGINE if…., hosted and supported by Durham University and award-winning British entrepreneur Paul Lindley OBE.

The competition, founded by Paul, is open to anyone across the globe who has a business idea that could help address at least one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

The 17 goals promote prosperity while protecting the planet. They seek to tackle global issues, such as poverty, climate change, education and hunger.

The winner will receive bespoke research support worth £100,000 from Durham University Business School and other university researchers as well as pro bono legal support from Hogan Lovells.

Ten shortlisted finalists will present their business idea in front of a panel of expert business leaders at the March 2020 final in Durham.

Each finalist will receive mentoring from a leading businessperson and professional pitch training to perfect their presentation ahead of the event. Finalists will also benefit from free workshops and opportunities for professional support after the final.

To apply for the competition and to find out more, visit http://www.justimagineif.co.uk/