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National stage of Technovation Uzbekistan ends

Botschaft Usbekistan, May 11, 2017

Inha University held Startup Mix #30, in the framework of which 21 teams of Technovation program in Uzbekistan presented their projects to the jury. The theme of mobile apps prepared during 12 weeks was about the sustainable development of the United Nations. The purpose of the presentations is to perform, show the work of the teams, to receive comments and recommendations from experts.

The next day after the project presentations, the Palace of Youth Creativity hosted the final event of the program, which was attended by participants, their parents, mentors, media and special guests: Tanzila Narbayeva – Deputy Prime Minister, Chairperson of Women's Committee of Uzbekistan, Sarvar Babakhodjaev – rector of Inha University in Tashkent, Rustam Zakirov – head of Department of improvement of administrative procedures at "E-government" under the Ministry for development of information technologies and communications, Pamela Spratlen –U.S. Ambassador and Carmela Shamir – Israeli Ambassador.

In the final event, the sponsors of Technovation Uzbekistan determined 8 special team nominations:

Project EClean, which connects residents and companies involved in garbage collection, presented by team ECOLIFE won in the nomination “Best innovation project” of the Israeli Embassy.

UNIQUE UNION won the nomination from the US Embassy «Best social project», for app JoinME, which allows finding travel companions for journeys by taxi and roommates for shared rental housing.

Bright Minds with their HealthTech app won in the special category of the UNDP "open data". The app allows making an appointment to doctors online.

There were dozens of other teams who won in different nominations.

UzReport


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