Season Results

2018 Season Results

2018 Technovation Scholarship Winners

2018 Technovation Scholarship winners won between $5,000 - $15,000 in scholarships
during the World Pitch summit. 

Learn more about the 2018 Award Structure

Gold Scholarship Winners

Senior Division

The Cantavits

Eedo

India

81% of people dispose of e-waste improperly, which results in toxic fumes and polluted water. Eedo is an Android app solution that provides an end-to-end connection between e-waste producers and authorized recyclers.

Junior Division

Save A Soul

FD-Detector

Nigeria

FD-Detector (Fake Drug Detector) helps identify fake pharmaceutical drugs in Nigeria. The app leverages a drug's barcode to verify its authenticity and expiration date. Save A Soul will also partner with NAFDAC (National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control), an agency responsible for regulating drugs in Nigeria.

 

Silver Scholarship Winners

Senior Division

TMWZ

Be A Firefighter

State of Palestine

Be A Firefighter is a virtual reality game that provides a creative way to educate players on how to avoid starting fires and how to extinguish fires. It allows players to experience a fire and take an action to stop the fire from happening or extinguish the existing fire.

Junior Division

BT VALENCIA TEAM

StopIt

Spain

StopIt helps those who are suffering from gender violence – physical or psychological abuse. StopIt helps those who are being abused defend themselves through mechanisms that do not require another person's assistance as well as through mechanisms that require human intervention.  

 

People's Choice Award

TMWZ

Be A Firefighter

State of Palestine

2018 Technovation Finalists

2018 Technovation Finalists will be flown to Silicon Valley for World Pitch for a week of networking, field trips, workshops,
and the chance to win between $5,000 - $15,000 in scholarships.

Teams are not listed in any particular order

Senior Division Finalists

Thunderins

Stray Paws

Egypt

Stray Paws is an animal adoption and safety app that connects shelters with people who want to adopt a pet. Stray Paws also has a “search and rescue” GPS feature that allows people to post images of injured animals to the app so that animal emergency services can quickly navigate to the site.

The Cantavits

Eedo

India

81% of people dispose of e-waste improperly, which results in toxic fumes and polluted water. Eedo is an Android app solution that provides an end-to-end connection between e-waste producers and authorized recyclers.

TMWZ

Be A Firefighter

State of Palestine

Be A Firefighter is a virtual reality game that provides a creative way to educate players on how to avoid starting fires and how to extinguish fires. It allows players to experience a fire and take an action to stop the fire from happening or extinguish the existing fire.

JOIN US

JOIN US

Spain

JOIN US connects young people and the elderly. Through JOIN US young people have the opportunity to live in another country with lodging expenses covered, in return for spending time with their elderly hosts and helping with tasks like housekeeping and shopping.

FemStem

Alleviate

United States

Alleviate is a mobile app designed to help individuals with autism improve their social interaction skills and reduce anxiety in times of stress. Interaction features work for both verbal and non-verbal users and the relaxation feature helps users relax with a personalizable breathing simulator.

EDUTEC

Care For Me - Alzheimer (CFM - ALZ)

Mexico

Care for Me - Alzheimer aims to improve and strengthen the relationship between elderly patients with Alzheimer's and their caregivers. Primarily oriented for caregivers, Care for Me - Alzheimer also allows patients to be listed as honorary users so that their needs can be taken into account as well.

 

Junior Division Finalists

Save A Soul

FD-Detector

Nigeria

FD-Detector (Fake Drug Detector) helps identify fake pharmaceutical drugs in Nigeria. The app leverages a drug's barcode to verify its authenticity and expiration date. Save A Soul will also partner with NAFDAC (National Agency for Food & Drug Administration and Control), an agency responsible for regulating drugs in Nigeria.

 

Magic Cards

Magic Cards

China

Magic Cards helps young children with special medical and cognitive needs develop their learning abilities. Inspired by Magic Cards time volunteering with Shanghai Baby Home, a charitable organization that provides medical care to orphans with special medical needs.

 

 

Generation Z

ELIST

Uzbekistan

Historically, women in Central Asia spend more time on household chores than men, a problem that still exists today. Parents further this practice when they delegate household chores mostly to daughters. ELIST was developed to address this unequal distribution by equally and randomly assigning chores to children regardless of their gender. 

 

 

BT VALENCIA TEAM

StopIt

Spain

StopIt helps those who are suffering from gender violence – physical or psychological abuse. StopIt helps those who are being abused defend themselves through mechanisms that do not require another person's assistance as well as through mechanisms that require human intervention.  

 

Trees Expedite

Tap-Tap Trees

Turkey

Tap-Tap Trees is a mobile game where players collect seeds to plant as trees as levels are passed. An actual tree will be planted in Tekirdağ for each level passed, via the foundation "ÇEKÜL". Tap-Tap Trees aims to raise awareness of air pollution in the community and increase the number of trees in the area.

 

Aspeechia

Aspeechia

United States

Aspeechia is an app for kids with a common disorder called "Childhood Apraxia of Speech," or CAS that affects 1-2 children out of every 1,000. Aspeechia aims to help these kids develop better speech pronunciation. Aspeechia is almost like a virtual speech therapy that is both interactive with parents and children.

 

2018 Technovation Regional Winners

2018 Technovation Regional Winners will not be flown to Silicon Valley but each team will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

There is one Regional Winner per region for each division. The regions are North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia/Australia.

Teams are not listed in any particular order.

Senior Division Regional Winners

TEAM EAGLESFOREVER

Go-Child

Kenya

Go-Child provides child protection services to everyone under age 18 and can be used to report cases of physical and sexual abuse, neglect, and early marriage and to find children lawyers to represent them at low cost.

Junior Division Regional Winners

Powerful G-minds

Bully Vanish

Morocco

Bully Vanish offers advice for bullied students that will help them find different ways to overcome their problems and pains with their bullies.

CatchingFire

OnFire

China

OnFire is a fire safety education app that simulates a 3D experience of a fire in a school and challenges player to escape.

High 5

HiKing

Kazakhstan

HiKing motivates people of all ages to lead healthier lives by taking advantage of Almaty's location and natural surroundings, which are perfect for day hikes.

Daisy Dreams

4YourHealth

Ukraine

4YourHealth is an app that educates parents on the need to vaccinate their children and helps busy parents keep track of vaccination schedules.

ADAS

11F App

Spain

11F App raises awareness of the celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science and provides information about women pioneers in science.

HW Edu

Trill Project

United States

Designed for LGBT+ youth, Trill is social network that allows silenced communities to safely express themselves. Trill capitalizes on the internet networking used in the Dark Web to provide a highly encrypted and accessible connection to our social network. Additionally, Trill uses Machine Learning and other artificial intelligence to our community standards are upheld within user posts.

Team Fantabulous

SeaSaver

United States

Sea Saver teaches kids about ocean pollution through quizzes, a game, articles, and a gallery.

Twin's Club

MathSTAR

Brazil

MathSTAR is an application focused in giving support and direction to high school students who want to study for Brazilian Mathematical Olympiads and must do so on their own due to Brazil's weak math teaching. MathSTAR offers lists of exercises, videos with solutions of them and subjects in unity with a virtual community.

GirlsUp

Life4Down

Brazil

Life4Down is an accessible, playful, fun, useful, easy-to-use app for Down Syndrome sufferers, parents and educators who make use of technology as a tool for learning and developing necessary skills, giving them autonomy for problem solving in day-to-day life.

2018 Technovation Semifinalists

2018 Judge Advisors

We want to extend an enormous thank you to the judges who put in exceptional time and effort this season.
Judge Advisors are judges who reviewed more than 11 submissions this season, providing thoughtful and constructive feedback to teams around the world. 

Laura Aguilar Zúñiga

Andaz Ahmad

Karreno Alexanyan

Lilian Alcón

Ivonne Alfaro

Dareen Alhiyari

Sandro Alves

Eline Apprederisse

Luiz Araujo

Sharmila Arora

Sergey Avdeev

Padmaja Bandaru

Lucas Barbosa de Araújo

Danilo Batista

Lisa Bauman

Emily Benner

Elena Berezovskaia

Jagruti Bhikha

Leandro Biazon

Nicole Blandford

Novuyo Bobo

Marcela Bonell

Carolina Bonturi

Luiz Candreva

Amanda Cantinelli Paiva

Gregory Carniel

Paloma Rodrigues Carvalho

Tayane Castro

Krys Ceccola

Stephanie Chan

Anne Cheboi

Vanessa Cherenfant

Sandra Chin

Erik Christensen

Gabriela Choque Velasquez

Stephen Chukumba

Amelie Collins

Desire Danga Essigue

Fatima Dash

Jose Daza

Ronald Ddungu

Paul Desgrées du Lou

Daniel de Figueiredo

Cindy De Herder

Perla de la Cruz

Fabiani de Souza

Meg Desko

Marie Devine

Anna Dickstein

Ann Dixon

Hamza El Hamdani

Fatima Ezzahra Elaalaoui

Angoda Emmanuel

Vasile Ermicioi

Alta Fang

Liz Felix

Barbara Flores

Trish Fontanilla

Jennifer Francis

Melissa Fundanish

Nanditha Gandi

Joseph Garcia

Aránzazu García

Nathalie Gazzaneo

Laleshka Gemio

Amel Ghouila

Pierre-Emmanuel Girard

Tancicleide Gomes

Marie Gottschalk

Elaine Griggs

Michelle Guirra

Adair Gutierrez

Wafae Hajaji

Roberta Raine Harrison

Jessi Harrison

Ashli Hatcher

Tina Hazboun

Andrea Raiza Henao Choque

Nicolas Henry

Montanna Herdemian

Regiane Hirata

Diane Horvath

David Hsu

Grant Hutchison

Grace Ihejiamaizu

Colette Kwatika Jaff

Kiran Jandu

Elaine Jardim

Andy Jiang

Eneth K

Lori Kahn

Adel Kassah

Ruth Kaveke

Dave Kawalec

Merve Keles

Faris Khaled

Eileen King

Elena Korbut

Lynn Koresh

Herve Koyabe Gong

Cheryl Koznetski

Teresa Krupa

Avinash Kumar

Sarah (Sally) LaBonte

Stephanie Lam

Nadia Larhrissi

Inajara Leppa

Kelsey Lied

Danny Lopes

Walter Lopes

Gabriela Macena

Karina Machado

Dara Marans

Cristal Martinez

Ginny McCright

Kimberly McManus

James McNamara

David Meade

Nicolas Mery de Bellegarde

Anne Mfundisi

Abeer Minhas

Luis Miranda

Akemi Mitsueda

Esther Monchari

Kavya Murali

Homaira (Myra) Nawabi

Josephine Ndambuki

Estelle Ndedi Nguedassong

Rachana Nget

Thomas Nichols

Rachel Nicoll

RT Nicoll

Diane Norris

Paola Daniela Ochoa Paniagua

Daniel Ogar

Carolina Orozco

Magdalene Kamau Otieno

Talita Pagani

Marta Perales

Njira Percila

Carolina Pereira Nogueira

Debora Pescuite Goncalves Batista

Liliane Peters

Dimitrie Daniel Placinta

Christianne Poppi

Camila Posser

Hema Prasad

Julie Pridham

Oscar G. Quiroga

Sidra Raja

Michael Rawlins

Inti Rioja

Anna Ritko

Jess Roberts

Nancy Robertson

Maria Clara Santana

Ana Santos

Agi Sardi

Joel Schubert

Amy Schultz

Vivek Shah

Janice Sherman

Lhaís Silva

Anderson Silva

Lucianna Silva

Sascha Simkanich

Logan Slipetz

Connie Smallwood

Ilya Sorokin

Ines Souza

Joshua Sparks

Haydée Svab

Ben Tannenbaum

Ana Taraco

Tiffany Teng

Jorge Teran

Milagro Teruel

Vasanthi Thirumalai

Kevin Thompson

Corentin Thuillot

Geoff Thursby

Laura Trejo

Nichele Trieber

Pooja Uppalapati

Sergio Alejandro Urioste Daza

Nuwaha Viola

Vanita Vishram

Kevin Vought

Lauren West

Karen Wise

Pauline Wu

Alex Yunis

Hin Zhang

Karla Maribel Zuloaga Sanchez