The Imagine Cup, started in 2003, is an annual competition sponsored and hosted by Microsoft to give young technologists in universities worldwide the chance to solve some of the world’s toughest challenges using Microsoft tools and technology. More than 325,000 register over 100 countries however places are tight with only 400 finalists get through, this year in New York, USA.
This year, the UK had 6 finalists all put their idea’s to a panel of judges who then voted on the overall winner who will go to the Imagine Cup Worldwide Final 2011, New York in July. A huge well done to all those who made the finals – you can see and read all about their projects here
I read this article in the Guardian and thought it made for interesting reading. Here you can find some good cost saving examples. Take a read and see what you think.
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