THREE TEAMS FROM CRUTECH SELECTED FOR HULT PRIZE REGIONAL SUMMIT IN THREE COUNTRIES

Three Teams from Cross River University of Technology have made it to the regional summit of Hult Prize in three countries of the world. The host countries include Ghana, Indonesia and Kenya.
Also, CRUTECH is set to play host to one of the Regionals of the prize.

Team DC Stove which emerged winner of the on-campus challenge got an automatic entry to the Regionals and are going to pitch at Energy University of Accra while other two teams will pitch in Kenya and Calabar respectively.

Since the Regionals is virtual, the teams have been assigned to different Universities across the world just as other teams from various Universities have been assigned to CRUTECH which is one of the hosts for the Regional summit.

Hult Prize is a social entrepreneurship competition for young people which provides the platform for them to think for themselves, carry out research and provide solutions to identified problems.

The programme is meant to transform young people and turn them to leaders of change in the world. Each year, the Hult Prize issues out a one million dollars challenge aligned with a large market opportunity inspiring students from across 121 countries in more than two thousand colleges to solve the greatest identified problems.

The Hult Prize Regional Summit provides students from around the world an opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas, learn from their peers, and get inspired by a generation of young people who are committed to changing the world through business. The very best startups presented at each summit secures a spot in the world’s largest startup accelerator for impact.

The Regionals are hosted across fifty International cities offering an opportunity to build community and create the very best youth-generated ideas for change.

The theme for the 2021 Regional Summit is ‘Food for Good: Transforming Food into a Vehicle for Change’.

By CRUTECH MEDIA TEAM

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