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Fresh Ideas January Winners Announced!

The final monthly round has closed, and we’re ready to announce January’s first stage winners in Fresh Ideas 2020-21!

Congratulations to the winners of January’s cash prizes:

Ross O’Hanlon – University of Edinburgh
Alick Maclean – Lews Castle College UHI
David Hughes – University of Glasgow
Thibault Sorret – University of Edinburgh

Highly Commended:

Dominika Chrastilova – University of Edinburgh
Rory Bone – Glasgow School of Art
Naomi Ekpoki – University of Edinburgh
Lauren Stevenson – Robert Gordon University
Moksha Menon – University of Strathclyde
Lawrence Boothman – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Wiktoria Ociepa – Robert Gordon University
Nailah Raab – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Nikita Lukinov – Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Danielle White – University of Dundee
Scott Dempster – University of Strathclyde
Louise Thomson – University of Strathclyde
ChenChen Zha – University of Edinburgh
Alex Baquilod – University of Edinburgh
Benjamin Atkinson – University of Edinburgh
Farzan Dalal – University of Edinburgh
Unelker Maoga – University of Edinburgh
Marina Pilukova – University of Edinburgh

Well done to all winners and Highly Commended entrants!

Winners and Highly Commended students from each of the 2021-21 monthly rounds will now proceed automatically to the next phase of the competition, with an invitation to participate in Exploration Week. There they’ll be supported by SIE’s business experts to develop their ideas further and hone their pitches ahead of the Fresh Ideas finals!

With this final first-stage round, please note that entry into Fresh Ideas 2021-21 is now closed.

For full competition guidelines and FAQs, visit: