10 teams participating in the final stage of Solve for Tomorrow presented their solutions during the Demo Day held on April 20 at the Samsung R&D Institute Poland (SRPOL) headquarters in the Warsaw Spire building. Their presentations were assessed by a jury that awarded the following prizes:
1st place – Władysław Jagiełło High School in Krasnystaw“Connecting Generations” introduced the project "Generations to Connect". It is a local magazine and application that are designed to introduce seniors to the world of new technologies.
2nd place – Spark Academy High School in Poznań"USapp and About Us for You app" presented an application which is a guide for parents from the perspective of the world as seen by a young person.
3rd place – Kindergarten and School Complex in Kopalnia“Exercise and generate energy” solution involves extracting energy from physical exercises to charge phones and uses an application that records achievements and their impact on the planet.
Additionally, the team of the C.K. Norwid High School in Konin and their project titled “Take care of your brain with BrainForce” has won in the vote for the Community Choice Winner.
The jury has also selected a winner in the “Positive Impact” category. It was received by students from the Technical School for the Blind in Laski – authors of the “Jabłonkowe podcasty” channel. They will be able to take advantage of mentoring support to continue developing their project.
The results of the Solve for Tomorrow program were announced during the Grand Gala, which was also held at Samsung R&D with the participation of representatives of our company – Samsung Electronics Poland (SEPOL), such as Conor Pierce – President of SEPOL, Suk Woo Lee – Chief Financial Officer of SEPOL, Piotr Stelmachów – VP and Head of Consumer Electronics at SEPOL, as well as SRPOL: Yuna Kim – Managing Director and Adam Roś – VP R&D Strategy.
"Young people participating in the final gala have proved that they perfectly understand the changes taking place in our society, they are not afraid to take up challenges and fight for a better future. Their presentations showed that truly innovative ideas can be transformed into real applications or services that contribute to environmental protection, make it easier to meet new people, as well as increase our safety or improve healthcare," said Conor Pierce, President of SEPOL.