Hanyang University Holds 2020 SW Technology Startup Idea Contest
Providing students with opportunities for SW startup idea generation and career development
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Hanyang University's Software-Centered Business Group (Director Yoon Min-soo), with the Startup Support Group, held the Software (SW) Technology Idea Contest at the Seoul Campus in Seongdong-gu, Seoul, on June 26.
This contest was designed to call forth SW-based innovation startup ideas and to provide opportunities for career development to students in a SW-startup-related field. There were 44 participants from 26 teams in the competition. Starting in April, students were coached on idea generation, app development, and creating business models from the University Startup Mentors, and four teams were selected through preliminary rounds on the 12th.
The final four teams were evaluated in the final round on June 26. This year's winner was the Doctor Soldier team (Head Lee Do-hyun, Junior in the Department of Computer Science), who suggested a Military Life Management Smart Doctor App.
△The MEITI & MEITI Team's (Head Lee Eun-ah, senior in the Department of Computer Science) Deep-Learning-Based Chinese Education Service won second prize, and △Memolight Team's (Head Oh Si-hwan, Junior in the Department of Computer Science) Memorable Book Quotes Scanning and Data Management Service and △www.pet Team's (Head Lee Gun-myung, Senior in the Department of Computer Science) AI-based Companion Animal Healthcare Service received third prize.
The winning teams were given certificates and scholarships in the name of the head of the Software-Centered Business Team and the Startup Support Team.
Yoon Min-soo, Head of the Software-Centered University Business Team said, “Through the competition, we could discover the infinite potential of students,” and that “We will lead in fostering students talented in innovative software with systemic education and programs”. Ryu Chang-wan, Head of the Startup Support Team said, “We will actively support the creative ideas of the winning teams as they become sustainable businesses.”
Global News Team
Translation by: Park Gyeong-min
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