The G-STIC Student & Research Challenges

Taking up the challenge

Winning a free participation in the first global conference on technology for the SDGs

The G-STIC 2017 Student & Research Challenges are launched to encourage students, PhD students and junior researchers worldwide to come up with original and innovative ideas on new technological solutions that hold great potential for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. Among the many young people who submitted a pitch and interacted with other participants in the peer review process, the students, PhD students and junior researchers below were elected as winners during that process.

Winners of the student challenge

Pitch Participant Institute
Future of shopping using ICT Abhishek Agrawal Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

Pitch Participant Institute
Enterprise operated cooperative farming in India Aashuthosh Manchali PES Institute of Technology, Bangalore south campus, India

Pitch Participant Institute
Give your wings to pink bins Akanksha Ahuja Manav Rachna University, India

Winners of the research challenge

Pitch Participant Institute
Forward-thinking humanitarian response in urban contexts (refugee settlements) Ang Jia Cong UN-Habitat, Kenya

Pitch Participant Institute
Water quality monitoring device for resource poor regions Iftak Hussain Tezpur University, India

Pitch Participant Institute
Solar hydrogen production from air Jan Rongé KU Leuven, Belgium

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