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Tuesday September 29, 2015

ITU and Intel Announce Winners of Young Innovators Competition

ITU and Intel announced the two winners of the final ITU Telecom World 2015 Young Innovators Competition challenge, their Single Board Challenge. Ugur Can Bastik from Turkey developed TactiX, a mobile phone solution for the visually impaired. Ogbonnaya Bassey from Nigeria got recognized for SolarKobo, which provides cheap and reliable solar power systems. Both winners were selected from 124 applications from 34 countries on the basis of innovation, business potential and social value proposition. They will receive seed funding as well as networking opportunities at ITU Telecom World 2015, taking place from Oct. 12-15 in Budapest, Hungary.

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