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InnovationRCA is the Royal College of Art’s centre for enterprise, entrepreneurship, incubation and business support.

Our Place in the World Challenge applications are now open! Click here to apply.

Our Place in the World is a call for students to develop and realise innovative solutions to some of the most pressing challenges facing society today. 

Two winners will receive a £15,000 investment to start their business and 12 months support at InnovationRCA.

InnovationRCA is teaming up with is teaming up with entrepreneur and philanthropist Tom Shutes and UnLtd, the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs to highlight challenges and problems that can be solved by you. The theme for the inaugural year is The Future of Work: the Challenge asks what are the opportunities and solutions for a productive meaningful society as artificial intelligence and robotics are increasingly adopted? How will this affect our future jobs, and how can artists and designers develop new ways of thinking to address the impact of these coming changes? 

Helping students and graduates transform compelling ideas into successful businesses, our mission is to strengthen the culture of design innovation and entrepreneurialism at the Royal College of Art.

InnovationRCA is supported by an expert team of business and start-up experts who provide specialised coaching sessions as part of the InnovationRCA incubation programme. See Visiting Business Fellows & Coaches for more information.

InnovationRCA is situated in the Dyson Building of the Royal College of Art. See Maps & Visiting Information here


InnovationRCA Highlights


  • InnovationRCA
    Royal College of Art
    Clore Innovation Centre
    Dyson Building
    London SW11 4AS

  • +44 (0)20 7590 4508