Submissions are now closed.
We were looking for new ideas or existing challenges that can be addressed by Internet of Things (IoT) technologies.
The aim of the hackathon is for teams to design, develop and build “something” using sensors that would benefit students.
About the hackathon
- Date: 18-19 October 2019
- Venue: Boyd Orr Building, University of Glasgow
- Your team should ideally be between 2-4 people
- You must be 16 or over to apply
- You will need to bring laptops
We will provide food, travel and accommodation for successful applicants, as well as IoT sensors. You just need to bring a laptop.
There's up to £1,000 in prizes up for grabs.
Terms of entry
The Jisc edtech challenges and hackathons are a range of competitions run by Jisc for staff, students and other interested individuals who have an idea to solve our challenges but have not yet developed it.
The following terms of entry will help you to prepare your entry into each competition.
Jisc’s general competition terms and conditions (pdf) will also apply to each competition.
- You must be an individual, 16 or over and resident in the UK to enter any competition and submit your idea(s)
- Employees of Jisc or any of its subsidiary companies are not eligible to participate in any competition
- All submissions must be completed online by the stated closing date for each competition.
- Entries should be no more than 1,000 words, but you may upload additional supporting material including videos
- The competition winners and runners-up will be announced on the competition website after the competition judging or hackathon event is completed
- Jisc will not seek ownership in any intellectual property contained within your competition submission but we do need certain rights to run each competition. So you give Jisc the right to use, reproduce and display your idea and any supporting materials on the competition website and for the purposes set out on the competition website and in these terms of entry. It is therefore important that you either own any intellectual property related to your submission or have permission from the owner to grant the above rights to Jisc
- If necessary please ensure you have the permission of your employer to submit your idea or any supporting materials
- Where prizes are awarded, winners may be required to submit valid identification before receiving their prize
- The prizes are non-transferable and there are no prize alternatives
- As tax implications will vary depending on your status and circumstance, you will need to ensure you arrange these so please seek professional advice if you are unsure
- The decision of the judging panel is final
- Jisc's general competition terms and conditions apply (pdf)
For more information, contact Sue Attewell (firstname.lastname@example.org).