Swiss Imagine Cup`09 Finals were held in Holiday Inn Bern on Friday 8th May 2009. Competitors were presenting works in three categories: Photography, Game Development and Robotics & Algorithms. All the works focused on Imagine Cup`09 theme "Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems facing us today" and were inspired by the United Nations Millennium Goals.

 

Congratulations for all the Swiss winners:

 

Photography

 Team Apus

1. place: Team Apus

Team members: Gysin Florian (University of Bern), Raphael Ochsenbein (BFH Bern)

 

2. place: Team Haiku

Team members: Angela Yao (ETH Zürich), Raymond Oung (ETH Zürich)

 

3. place: So What! 

Team members: Claudia Herzog (ZHAW), Jiri Neustupny (University of Bern)

 

Bulb

Game Development

 

1. place: Bulb 

Team members: Anna Szücs (University of Geneva), Bruno Barbieri (University of Geneva), François Amato (University of Geneva)

 

 

Flavio Calvo and Francois Amato

Robotics & Algorithms

 

1. place: François Amato (University of Geneva)

 

1. place: Flavio Calvo (University of Geneva)

 

 

Three Swiss Photography Teams and three Robotics & Algorithms Competitors have advanced to Round 2 in the world-wide qualifications. We wish all the best luck for these competitors and wish to see you in world finals in Cairo!

 

With Imagine Cup regards,

 

Sanna Kuusisto

Academic Audience Manager, Microsoft Switzerland