Innovation

Entrepreneurial Innovation: Bill Green Award applications now open!

Applications for 2021 are now closed.

Apply for the Bill Green Award 2021!

We're looking for applicants to submit an innovative new business, product or service, delivered by an individual or team in the last 18 months.  The award is open to all forms of public, private or third sector organisations who can demonstrate Entrepreneurial Innovation. 

The YBG and Digital Greenhouse have partnered to relaunch the Bill Green Award for 2021 to shine a light on innovation and raise the profile of all individuals and businesses who are actively innovating in Guernsey. 

Applications for 2021 are now closed.

Award Criteria

An innovative new business, product or service, delivered by an individual or team, open to all forms of public, private or third sector organisations.  

  • The product or service must have been launched within the last 18 months
  • There must be demonstrable evidence of innovation which has led to the development of the service/product
  • Applications can be from any sector or business type
  • There are no restrictions on the age or length of time the business has been operating, providing the innovation is new

To apply, please fill in the form at the bottom of this page.

Application Process

  • Monday 2nd August - Deadline for applications. Please submit the online form at the bottom of this page to apply for the Bill Green Award. 
  • Thursday 5th August - Shortlist announced.
  • Wednesday 25th August - Pitch night for shortlist.  (Shortlisted businesses will be asked to present their entrepreneurial innovation to a select judging panel at a private event). 
  • Friday 27th August - Winners announced.
  • Saturday 4th September - Winners presented with Bill Green Award at the YBG Summer Ball. 

To apply, please fill in the form at the bottom of this page.

About YBG & Bill Green Award

The YBG is a non-profit organisation providing their members with monthly networking events in Guernsey, as well as regular opportunities to take part in business and community projects.

Find out more about YBG

The Bill Green Award is a local accolade awarded by the YBG annually to recognise achievement in the business community.  After a break in the presentation of the award in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the YBG council decided to relaunch it for 2021.  You can find out more about the history of the award here: 

Bill Green Award

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