Finalists Announced on Day 3 of the Imagine Cup World Wide Competition

A very excited group of students from all over the world gathered to hear the news they had been waiting for the past 12 months. The top 12 teams that will move onto the the next round in the Software Design Challenge.

The 12 teams moving onto the next round are...

  • Australia – SOAK (Smart Operational Agricultural toolKit) Team members: David Burela, Dimaz Pramudya, Ed Hooper, Long Zheng
  • Brazil – Ecologix
    Team Members: Carlos Eduardo Rodrigues, Eduardo Sonnino, Renato Ferreria, Roberto Sonnino
  • China – UniqueStudio
    Team Members: Jing Pan, Yang Liu, Haojian Jin, Zhou Y
  • Croatia – The Wall of Balance
    Team Members: Ivan Maček, Jure Maleš, Marko Matijević, Berislav Tomašić
  • France – Well K’Home
    Team Members: Regis Hanol, Gauthier Chanlieau, Sebastien Warin, Jean-Noel Gauthier
  • Hungary - Digital Mania
    Team Members: Ákos Kapui, Laszló Zöld, Bálint Orosz, Gergely Orosz
  • Korea – Tree Talk
    Team Members: Han-Wook Lee, Dong-Suv Lee, Man-Suk Ho
  • Portugal – (void*)
    Team Members: André Sousa, Marco Barbosa, Martinha Rocha, José Faria
  • Russia – Ignition
    Team Members: Anatoly Nikitin, Roman Belov, Daria Elkina
  • Singapore – MamaGaia
    Team Members: Yang Lin Ko, Ryan Chia, Phyo Myat Thu, Alicia Tay
  • Slovakia - Housekeepers
    Team Members: Marián Hönsch, Michal Kompan, Jakub Šimko, Dušan Zeleník
  • South Africa – Smile
    Team Members: Devin de Vries, Christopher King, Nabeel Nazeer, Nadeem Isaacs
It was a close race for the New Zealand team with many judges showing their support and coming up and congratulating the team. The team can know relax and enjoy what France has to offer, they still have one final chance at the Innovation Accelator Challenge which will happen on the last day of the competition.