Welcome to Elevator

Do you have a brilliant idea that could improve education or research? Elevator is Jisc’s open innovation platform. It supports the exploration of new ideas that use technology to enhance education, research and student life in higher education, further education and skills. If you have an idea that you want to explore then you can submit it to one of the open or upcoming elevators.

Current Elevators

Elevator Start date Submission deadlinesort ascending No. of ideas
submitted by Jisc
Enter your idea for improving life or study in further/ higher education or skills providers. Win funding of £2000 and support to develop your project during 2016 - with the opportunity to gain a further £3000.
02/03/2016 23/05/2016 40
submitted by Jisc
Apply for a 2016 start-up grant of £20,000 to promote and pilot your product with universities, colleges or learning providers. Open to existing teams with an eligible sponsor in education.
02/03/2016 23/05/2016 22
submitted by University of Brighton
Do you have an idea using technology that could improve the student experience at Brighton University. If so we’d like to hear from you. Successful submissions will receive some funding to help them develop their idea.
Only users with a University of Brighton email addresses are eligible for this elevator pitch.
29/02/2016 16/05/2016 17

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See the elevator competitions created by our community. You can explore all of our upcoming, present, and past elevator competitions in one place.

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