Dundee University students will compete for funding to launch their own businesses as part of Venture 2020.
A pot of £31,000 is available to the winners of the competition, which aims to support the best start-up business ideas.
Submissions will be judged by some of the city’s leading business minds, with seven funding awards up for grabs.
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Brian McNicoll, head of the university’s Centre for Entrepreneurship, said: “Many people aspire to start a business of their own and winning Venture can allow these dreams to be turned into a reality.
“An innovative idea is all that it takes and if our judges like what they hear then you too can join our list of winners.”