University of Nottingham

YES23 Showcase hosted at the Royal Society

After five months of dedication, hard work and collaboration from brilliant minds across UK universities, YES23 has come to an end.

Huge congratulations to all the incredible Master and PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, research fellows and technicians who poured their hearts into this journey, creating inspiring and innovative products!

And also, a BIG THANK YOU to our wonderful judges:


Winners of the £10k prize fund

  • Winners of YES23
    SynchroTech from the University of Nottingham
  • Best disruptive food and drink business plan sponsored by the Food Consortium Collaborative Training Partnership (CTP)
    Minu from Aston University and Brunel University London
  • Best engineering business plan
    GO2 from the University of Nottingham
  • Best environmental business plan
    UVresh from the University of Nottingham
  • Best healthcare business plan sponsored by GSK
    ScanSorterAI from King's College London
  • Best sustainable agriculture business plan sponsored by Syngenta
    TropiCultivar from University of Reading
  • Best consideration of financial planning strategy sponsored by James Cowper Kreston
  • Best consideration of IP strategy sponsored by Potter Clarkson
    Flavio from Imperial College London
  • Best executive summary sponsored by Reacta Healthcare
    PsychoBio from University of Oxford
  • People’s choice sponsored by Indigo Business Services Ltd
    ScanSorterAI from King's College London
  • Social media prize
    Charlie Bradley of Minu

Your Entrepreneurs Scheme

  • Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Nottingham University Business School
  • Jubilee Campus
  • Nottingham, NG8 1BB