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Fresh Ideas August Winners Announced!

It has been another exciting month, filled with inspiring events, stimulating student challenges and celebration of Scotland’s innovative talent. Our panel of judges were impressed with the quality of the entries received in the August round of Fresh Ideas and we are delighted to announce the winners:

Winners, each receiving a cash prize are:

Niall McGrath – University of Edinburgh
Lucy Fisher – Robert Gordon University
Kyle Barrie – Robert Gordon University

Highly Commended:

Prathamesh Deshmukh – University of the West of Scotland
Christine Chau – Robert Gordon University
Sara Bower – Edinburgh Napier University
Danish Phoplankar – University of Aberdeen
Margaret Grant – University of Aberdeen
Musab Khan – University of Strathclyde

Congratulations to all!

All winners and highly commended students from the monthly rounds will continue to the next stage of the competition – a set of workshops and interactive sessions, aimed at helping them further develop their ideas and improve their chances of winning one of the top Fresh Ideas cash prizes in 2021.

Running as part of the Festival of Innovation, Fresh Ideas will continue to accept early stage idea submissions from students and recent graduates (up to 24 months after graduation) from all disciplines.

Entries for September are now open, with a deadline 30th September.

For full competition guidelines and FAQs, visit:

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