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MBSTU On Campus Hult Prize Competition 2021 Final Round Has Been Held
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MBSTU On Campus Hult Prize Competition 2021 Final Round Has Been Held 

The Hult Prize On Campus Competition 2021 of MBSTU (Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University) has been held. On Campus champion has been announced.  This event commenced virtually with the technical support of Mechanic Koi

MBSTU On Campus Hult Prize Competition 2021 Final Round Has Been Held

The winning team of MBSTU On Campus Hult Prize Competition 2021 is Team Green Mart. The runners up are Team Green House and Team Rule Breakers. The final was held and announced the winners on 19th December 2021, 7:00 pm local time which was published through social media platforms on 21st December 2020.

There were six finalist teams –Team Ambitious, Green House, Team Contraption, Green Mart, Eco Revolution and Team Rule Breakers

This year’s Hult Prize is accepting ideas that promote the 7 SDGs, addressing issues on the food supply chain, as well as creating employment opportunities along the way and food security for all. 

They focused on various issues to build their business ideas, based on  the Hult Prize 2021 challenge“Food for Good- transforming food into vehicles for a change”. So, the teams brought in creative and solution-oriented ideas for their entries and pitched in-front of the judges who are entrepreneurs and renowned entities in the startup world.

The leader of the winning Team Green Mart, Sabrina Akhter had stated after winning the finale,

“Winning at the Hult Prize Competition felt unbelievable. It is tough to describe the feeling of winning the competition. To win anything, perseverance is necessary. We believed that to achieve our goal we must keep working for it. It is a matter of happiness but of a huge responsibility as well. We hope to bring pride for MBSTU as Regional Participants.”

The idea this champion team found is focused on nutritious food production and supply for all.

Judges panel

The final round saw a panel of judges, decorated by-

  • R H M Alaol Kabir- Senior Consultant: Research & Innovation Specialist; Team Leader, IDEA Project, ICT Division, Bangladesh.
  • Prasenjit Biswas- Co-founder and Chief Operation Officer Of Mechanic Koi
  • Mubasshir Tahmid- Co-founder and first Runner-up of Hult Prize On Campus Competition for BUET, 2018; Hult Prize Kuala Lumpur Regional finalist ,2018; Champion, UNDP Safe Water Challenge, 2018; Silver Medalist, Techfest International Round 2017 (IITB, Mumbai.)
  • Md. Jahangir Alam- Assistant Professor, Department of Food Technology and Nutritional Science, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University (MBSTU)

This is the second time MBSTU has held an On Campus Round of the Hult Prize Competition. The partners of this event at MBSTU were- The Business Standard,  Bangla Tribune, Radio carnival, Channel 24, Upstarters, and Desh Shongbad

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