EDIM CANDIDATES IN HULT PRIZE REGIONAL FINALS

The Hult Prize Foundation recently announced that Team KTH, consisting of EDIM PhD candidates Vikash Sinha, Simon Okwir and Marin Jovanovic, as well as KTH PhD candidates Caroline Munthe, Charlotta Linse, from the KTH Department of Industrial Economics and Management, has advanced to the regional finals of the fifth annual Hult Prize. The Hult Prize is the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good. In partnership with President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative, the innovative crowdsourcing platform identifies and launches disruptive and catalytic social ventures that aim to solve our planet’s most pressing challenges. Student teams compete in six cities around the world for a chance to secure US$ 1 million in start-up funding to launch a sustainable social venture.The regional finals were held in London in March 2014.
The KTH Team was ranked top two in its track and also received a special recognition and mention from judges during the final ceremony at the British Museum on the innovative vending machine concept.
Read more about the prize here: hultprize.org/en/
 
Source: KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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