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On April 23, the Imagine Cup UAE Country Finals were held.  The top 5 teams presented their solutions to some of the toughest problems such as environmental sustainability, health and piracy.  With a captive audience, Samer Abu-Ltaif kicked off the event with a keynote around student technology innovation.  By the end of the day, the winners were announced:
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Reutilizar by Team RevolUtion

A web-based and mobile platform which helps restaurants and manufacturers get paid for selling food waste to biofuel plants for the creation of energy.

This team will represent the UAE at the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia (July).  We wish them all the best!

image imageSleep Apnea Monitor by Team Samazons
Mobile application that aims at using smartphones to diagnose and monitor sleep apnea patients, through utilizing some of the phone’s built-in features, in a cost-effective and manageable way.
image imageSparkka by Team Craino
Their solution takes advantage of artificial intelligence and existing medical databases to answer medical queries and dispense localized medical advice to patients.
image imageSleep Apnea Monitor by Team Samazons
This team of ladies also won the Mobile Development Award which is supported by du. They will have the opportunity to publish their aplication to the marketplace and receive mentorship for further development.
image imageAbsolute Security by Team Aema-Creations
This system empowers economies against piracy. Absolute Security is a new dimension added to modern encryption; creating a whole new generation of digital security. The current system secures any digital or soft product against piracy.
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Michelle Fleming and Olga Lymberis from Corp were in Dubai, attending Imagine Cup! 

Michelle recognized our Microsoft Student Partners on stage for all their hard work.  While Olga announced the winners of the Software Design category.

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The judging panel was comprised of members from Asus Middle East, Emirates Group, du as well as Wamda.

In line with our partnership with Asus, all 13 competitors received an Zenbook Laptop!

A BIG THANK YOU to all who made Imagine Cup a great success!  We want to bring the Cup back home!


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