Peterborough ON â€“ (April 29, 2021) â€“ After months of preparation and hard work, and weeks of presentations and evaluations, the winning student teams were announced during the finale of this yearâ€™s Innovation & Technology Showcase in partnership with Bell.
Out of a total of 66 business and technology applied research projects, the competition was narrowed down to 10 finalists. The top teams made their final pitches to the judges last week and answered all their questions. During todayâ€™s finale of this experiential learning event with industry and non-profit sponsors, the work of the winning three teams from the business and technology categories was recognized.
Teams were evaluated on the ability to articulate project objectives, problems and opportunities addressed, use of innovative thinking, project results and outcomes, and lessons learned in the process. The first place teams in each category received an award of $2,000, second place finishers received $1,500 and third place $1,000; the amount is divided equally amongst all team members.
First place: Marketing Strategy for ParkHill Realtors Group
Presented to student group: Joel Martin, Manush Desai, Mithil Patil, Patricia Pandaravalappil and Rohit Sharma
Second place: Bob Nurse RCPA Model
Presented to student group: Chandni Madadali Lalani, Maulika Mukeshbhai Patel, Rupak Thakur, Suhan Harun AlRashid Malik
Third place: Fleming Registrarâ€™s Office Communications Plan
Presented to student group: Emmanuel Prakash Henry, Mereeta Figarado, Nikitha Dasappan, Abhina Manoj and Kiran Das
First place: Fleming College Interactive Greeting System
Presented to student group: Rahul Kumar, Amanpreet Kaur, Brandon D’cunha and Cassandra Dsouza
Second place: Fix a Leak Plumbing Web App
Presented to student group: Cory Lamer and Samad Ahmed
Third place: RFID Accessibility Tool
Presented to student group: Prashanthi Talari, Chaitanya Prasad Velidi, Sri Vidya Konakalla and Sai Kiran Kavuru
Congrats to the winners of the 2021 ITS Showcase and to all participants. Thanks to Bell and all the sponsors and judges for their ongoing support of this annual event that is vital to nurturing local talent and the entrepreneurial spirit of innovation.
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