Design Jam and Idea Contest

Design Jam and Idea Contest

Calling all students, innovators, creators and visioners! Join us on Wednesday 28th November, in Leicester for our Design Jam for Sustainability event. Learn how to co-create innovative solutions to sustainability issues.

Hands-on Design Jam and Ideas Contest


Learn how to co-create innovative solutions to sustainability issues

Is your community facing a sustainability problem that needs to be addressed? Our design jam is based on Google’s innovation methodology and will help you find new approaches to societal challenges.


Develop your ideas into prototypes in just 4 hours

You will learn how you can create a prototype of your idea that is just real enough to get an authentic response from potential users, and you will do it really fast!


Validate your prototypes and learn how to bring them to life

We will not only show you how to gather feedback from users who interact with your solution but also show you how to submit your validated concept to the POWER Idea Contest for Sustainable Communitities where you can win support for the implementation of your idea.


Learn how to apply design jam for sustainability challenges

Join our hands-on design jam to learn how you can make use of Google‘s proven innovation methodology that helps you to solve problems through designing, prototyping, and testing ideas with users in a very short time.





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Event details

When?          28 November 2018, 11—15 h

Where?          De Montfort University, Queens Building Q 3.10 and Q 3.12

Cost?             Free of charge


Limited spaces available. Please register now to secure your place!


Tickets available in Eventbrite (Sustainability events in Leicester) or  follow the link here


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          11:00 - 11:15     Welcome
           11:15 - 12:00     Understanding the Challenge
           12:00 - 12:30     Getting inspirations for new ideas


           12:30 - 13:00     Lunch break

          13:00 - 13:30     Idea development
           13:30 - 14:00     Prototyping
           14:00 - 15:00     Validation & Contest Submission



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