Team SOAK (Smart Operational Agriculture Kit) from Australia have been announced as the winners of the 2008 Imagine Cup!!! This is simply an amazing achievement, SOAK members Long Zheng, David Burela, Ed Hooper and Dimaz Pramudya have all come together from different Universities across Australia to create and complete their fantastic project, SOAK .

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Over 220 000 students from around world entered this years Imagine Cup competition, 110 000 Students entered the Software Design invitational, from that 500 students were chosen to represent their country in the world finals here in Paris and Australia's team SOAK continued their amazing success and have been crowned the winners of the 2008 Imagine Cup.

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Team SOAK have also been announced as the winners of the BT Innovation Accelerator award. SOAK will have the opportunity to work closely with BT and various business consultancies groups to commercialise their invention. Once their business proposal for SOAK is complete, they will have the opportunity to present their proposal in America to a group of potential investors.

Registrations are now open for the 2009 Imagine Cup Competition, register now and be a part of the journey to Egypt.

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WOW, watch team SOAK's reaction as they are named the winners of the Imagine Cup 2008. If the video is not working, please click here to watch video!

Check out Team SOAK's winning presentation at the world finals. This is the presentation that won the competition. Must see! approximately 18 minutes. If the video below is not working, please click here to watch video!

Stay tuned to MSOZACADEMIC for a full interview with team SOAK straight after their finals win! Team SOAK explains their winning solution.