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Fruit Coating Research Group won at TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in the PHILIPPINES 2018

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Leave a Nest conducted its second TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in the PHILIPPINES on 26th May 2018. (Below picture shows the audience of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in the PHILIPPINES 2018.)

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Out of 35 applications, 12 finalists have been selected to present their business projects to panel of judges from Leave a Nest, Japan Tobbaco Inc., Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre Pte. Ltd., QBO Innovation Hub, Brainsparks, IdeaSpace Foundation Inc., Nexus Innovation Labs, De La Salle Lipa, University of the Philippines Enterprise, Nippon Steel & Sumikin Engineering Co., Ltd.

a scene from TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in the PHILIPPINES at QBO

Team Fruit Coating Research Group from University of the Philippines Los Banos won the Grand Winner prize for their innovative solution on development of fruit coating for shelf life extension of fresh fruits. The winner received JPY300,000 cash prize, return airfares and accommodation for 2 team members to join TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2018 in the final regional round. Winner from Singapore round will be invited to join meeting in Tokyo Japan in March 2019.

Two more awards were given by the judges (please refer to below for details). Leave a Nest will provide continuous support for winners and finalists to accelerate their projects.

Mr. Atsushi Shimizu, Director CEO of Challenergy Inc.

Mr. Atsushi started the presentation by saying “I’m back” His energetic presentation showed that he has been working hard all over the world presenting about the mission of Challenergy. Challenergy Inc. is the first company to harness the energy of typhoon using vertical wind turbine. He encouraged the finalists through passionate sharing of his knowledge.

Ms. Katrina Chan, Director QBO Innovation Hub

The event opened with a welcoming remarks from Mr. Shohei Michael Maekawa, Manager, Global Bridge Laboratory., followed by keynote presentation by Mr. Atsushi Shimizu, Director CEO of Challenergy Inc. This was the second visit by the Challenergy and he highlighted the progress since his last visit.

Full list of Winners of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in the PHILIPPINES 2018:

Grand Winner of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in the PHILIPPINES 2018

Grand Winner, Fruit Coating Research Group and all judges of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in the PHILIPPINES

Content: 300,000 JPY cash prize, return airfares and accommodation for 2 team members, and right to participate in TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2018
Team : Fruit Coating Research Group (UPLB)
Theme: Development of fruit coating for shelf life extension of fruits 

JT Award

Content: 200,000 JPY cash prize
Team : SENTI
Theme : Data analysis of local language (startup) 

JT Award Winner, SENTI

Mitsui Chemicals Singapore R&D Centre Pte. Ltd. Award

Content : 2,500SGD cash prize
Team : MykoPlus (UPLB)
Theme : MykoPlus plant growth promoter

MITSUI CHEMICALS SINGAPORE R&D CENTRE award winner MykoPlus

 

Congratulations to all winners!
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徳江 紀穂子/Kihoko Tokue Leave a Nest Singapore Pte. Ltd. Leave a Nest Asia group Education background: PhD in Science (Behavioral Biology), Rikkyo University MSc in Science, University of New England BSc graduated with Magna Cum Laude, Indiana University of Pennsylvania Born in Tokyo, raised in Singapore and Thailand. Educated in the US and Australia. She has working experience in Thailand as a researcher and lecturer at King Mongkut's Technology Thonburi. She joined Leave a Nest in 2011, founded Leave a Nest Malaysia in 2013, and became Leave a Nest Singapore president from 2016. Her dream is to build Leave a Nest Asia as leading global leader hub for bringing "Advancing Science and Technology for Global Happiness"

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