Twelve teams of social entrepreneurs from across India and Southeast Asia converged in Pune, India, to compete as finalists at ASME’s inaugural ISHOW Innovation Showcase. The competition, held in April, was the first in a series 2015 international competitions, scheduled also for Washington, DC, and Nairobi, Kenya.
ISHOW is a global competition that focuses on hardware-led social ventures.
The winners in Pune were:
-- Imaduddin Majid, Ridwan Wicaksono, and partner Syauqy Aziz, from Indonesia. Though their company, Atnic, the trio are developing a system to monitor the water quality of shrimp ponds, to help farmers increase their yield.
--Anurag Agarwal, from near New Delhi, India. Agarwal and team members from New Leaf Ventures, are developing an off-grid refrigeration system powered by farm waste designed to reduce food wastage by farmers.
-- Rajeev Kumar, from Bengaluru (Bangalore), India, and team members from Neurosynatoic, are developing diagnostic system using mobile technology to improve healthcare in remote, rural regions.
Read the full article about the competition in Pune.
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