Microsoft West Africa hosted the Imagine Cup Nigeria local finals on April 9, 2013 at VCP Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos in partnership with Nokia, Dell and MainOne cable.
Meet the Judges of Nigeria local finals
- Dele Akinsade, Microsoft
Tunji Eleso, Co-Creation Hub
- Duke Obasi, Alliedsoft Technologies
- Yinka Oni, Microsoft
- Olumide Balogun, Nokia
- Steve Araba, iBreathe Nigeria
- Shole Lawani, Microsoft
Nigeria Local Finals Teams
Thirty teams submitted their entries of which ten teams got short-listed for the National Finals event in Lagos, Nigeria. The 12 finalist teams were as follows:
- Team Golympus
- Team Dynamite
- Team Eagle Inc.
- Team Linfix
- Team Nikao
- Team i-Ace
- Team Mercury
- Team Life Saver
- Team Safari
- Team Pearl
- Team ConstroPie
- Team Lautech
- Games category: Team Golympus – Compventure
- World Citizenship category: Team Lifesaver – CardioLife
- Innovation category: Team Eagle Inc. – Windows On Wheels
- Team Life Saver, CardioLife – Winners.
- Team Eagle Inc., Windows On Wheels – Runner up.
- Team Nikao, Mini Satellite Management System – 2nd Runner up.
Congrats, Team Life Saver!
Team Life Saver consists of students from two different universities: Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). The team presented project “CardioLife”, a solution to tackle heart attack by monitoring the heart readings on the fly via a Windows Phone and to provide a rehabilitation program for stroke patients using Kinect sensor technology. The team members are Adewale Adeyinka, Oluwole Michael, Afolabi Olamide and Akinlaja Solomon.
Special thanks to the students, teams and sponsors who contributed in successfully organizing the Imagine Cup 2013 Nigeria Local Finals. Here’s wishing the best for Team Life Saver on representing Nigeria at the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals to be held in July, 2013 in St. Petersburg, Russia!
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