Zetech Beats Competitors in Space Apps Challenge

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  • October 25, 2018

This has been a great year for Zetech University students as they outperform their peers and bring home coveted awards. This past month, we had our students participate in various academic activities that have inspired them to work even harder.

Students from our I-TECH Club qualified to compete in the NASA Space App Challenge that was held at the IBM Innovation centre in Hurlingham. The team crafted an innovative and solution driven app and beat JKUAT and KU to win the Judge’s choice and the People’s choice awards. This followed an interactive session with Mr. Chad Badiyan from Second muse, a representative of NASA who had a talk with the students giving them a brief review of the Challenge and what was expected of them. He also talked to them about innovation and how the digital landscape provides immense opportunities for young thinkers.

The team dubbed Zetech Uguza Medics led by Degree student Fabrice Mugabe came up with an app that allows people to access treatment from anywhere in the country. This app also detects weather changes and the effects on your body to help you take better care of yourself.

Commenting on the victory, Dr. Alice Njuguna, DVC, Academics, Research, Extension and Student Affairs lauded the team for an outstanding performance, encouraging them to join the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation to develop their solution and see how best it can be used in the market,” We are proud of our students and their commitment to learn and

The winning teams were awarded with certificates and tokens and will be taken to free trainings with geospatial solutions firms ESRI Eastern Africa and ArcGIS, this November.

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