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Special Track

Next Gen Higher Education

Higher Education creates the change makers of tomorrow. Join us in shaping “Higher Impact Education”, today!

Luiss is looking for EdTech solutions in the Higher Education space that support active, enquiry-based learning experiences for students.


A particular focus is on:

  • Digital components of the learning journey that are as engaging as the in-person experience

  • EdTech solutions that make universities an “open” environment, with learning and development opportunities built in collaboration with external stakeholders: Alumni, Companies, “friends”. Also, solutions managing operations of these opportunities

  • EdTech solutions fostering sense of belonging and community among students, professors and stakeholders


in partnership with

Luiss University


  • Winner: Trip to London for the GESAwards Finals 

  • Winner: Exclusive invitation to a 2 day bootcamp in London on January 2022

  • Winner: $5,000 Cash prize

  • Solution testing within the Luiss environment

  • Preference in investment bids

  • Exposure to accelerators and investors within the Luiss network

  • Collaboration with Luiss on fine-tuning the solution for the Higher Education environment

  • Mention as winners of Luiss Special Track on Luiss media channels and in Luiss press releases



March 2021

Applications Open to general & special tracks

August 31, 2021

Deadline for application submission

Sep-Nov 2021

Semifinals Events

January 2022

Global Finals


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