R & D project

Summer of Student Innovation 2015

A competition which enables students to realise their big ideas for using technology to improve education, research and student life


This project was archived on 29 February 2016

The Summer of Student Innovation continued with more competitions launching each year, but is now known as the Jisc edtech competition.

  • 9 months

    Ended 31 Dec 2015

  • Budget:

    £50k to £250k

  • Expected outcome:


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Summer of Student Innovation workshop 2014
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Summer of Student Innovation workshop 2014
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Our project partners

Association of Colleges (AoC)
Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP)
Collab Group
Education and Training Foundation
National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE)
Natspec: the Association of National Specialist Colleges
Workers' Educational Association (WEA)

Meet the project team

Project timeline

This project ran until winter 2015

Start-up OMNI Success Story

The OMNI start-up from our 2016 cohort who have successfully joined a programme in China and got support to develop their product for...

Design Sprint 2016

“This will change my life” – comment from students attending the Summer of Student Innovation 2016 design sprint. Two students...

Summer of Student Innovation 2015 project starts.