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
Exploring student ideas for innovative use technology to improve the student experience in further or higher education. Funding £2000 with an additional £3000 for ideas taken forward to be developed by Jisc.
27/03/2015 18/05/2015 27
submitted by Jisc
Start-up grants to assist existing teams to promote and pilot their products with universities, colleges or learning providers. Open to any team with an eligible sponsor in education. Funding of £20,000 for each project team.
27/03/2015 18/05/2015 13
submitted by Jisc
Learner led ideas for using technology that could improve your learning experience in FE and Skills. Funding of £5,000 per project team and an additional £5,000 for ideas selected by Jisc to develop into a product.
27/03/2015 18/05/2015 14
submitted by Jisc
Ideas to improve learning from apprentices and trainees. You will work with your provider, Jisc and the Association of Employment and Learning Providers (AELP) to explore and develop your idea and make it a reality. Funding £20,000.
27/03/2015 18/05/2015 6

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