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Huawei’s Seeds for the Future Award Recipients Are Now Known

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[Singapore, September 08, 2022] The Huawei Asia Pacific Seeds winners for the Future Tech4Good Competition were announced at the Awarding Ceremony of its Seeds for the Future Tech4Good Accelerator Camp recently.

The two winning teams will continue their journey for Huawei Seeds for the Future Tech4Good Global Competition next January.

This Tech4Good Accelerator Camp in Singapore is one part of Huawei Asia Pacific Seeds for the Future Program, which was launched in Bangkok on August 19. During the 9-day digital boot camp, 120 outstanding students from 16 countries across the Asia Pacific region enjoyed a cross-cultural digital journey in Thailand.

Meanwhile, each team prepared a “Tech4Good” pitch where they propose technical solutions to address social problems. 7 outstanding teams were given a place in this Accelerator Camp, with 5 delegations from Cambodia, South Korea, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Singapore, as well as 2 from ASEAN Foundation.

During the final Demo Day, 7 teams pitched their Tech4Good products to a panel of judges, composed by Jim Rogers, the American investor and co-founder of the Quantum Fund and Soros Fund Management; Dr. Yang Mee Eng, Executive Director of ASEAN Foundation; Leo Jiang, Founder of Huawei Spark Program; Mohamed Djelid, Director of UNESCO Regional Science Bureau for Asia and the Pacific; Dr. Poh-Kam Wong, Emeritus Professor at NUS Business School; as well as Professor Chee Yeow Meng, Vice Provost of NUS Overseas College.

In the end, two teams were tied for first place. Based on cloud service and data analytics, Team “HUAT SALE” from Singapore aims to discover daily reduced-to-clear food promotions while fighting food waste in Singapore. Team members include Yun Suh Lee from SIM University; Chan Yi Long and Tan Bo Sheng from Singapore.

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