Romanian team from Politehnica University Bucharest wins Microsoft Imagine Cup top prize for 2016 Mesaje primite x

4 years ago  By  Iuliana Velniciuc     No comments

There were 35 teams from around the world in the finals, split evenly between three categories: games, innovation, and global citizenship. All of them presented to a panel of judges on Wednesday, after which a winner was selected for each category. Those three were each awarded $50,000, but the grand prize — prestige and a private mentoring session with Satya Nadella — was reserved for today’s final ceremony.

ENTy (the ENT stands for ear, nose, and throat) is a device and app that monitor balance and posture in real time, meant to help doctors diagnose and check up on inner ear problems like vertigo.

The team is only three people, from Romania’s University Politechnica: Iulian-Razvan Mateșică on hardware, Cristian Alexandrescu on the app, and Flavia Oprea on business development.

More details on TechCrunch. and on the Imagine Cup website.

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