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SAU On Campus Hult Prize 2021 Closing Ceremony Has Been Held
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SAU On Campus Hult Prize 2021 Closing Ceremony Has Been Held 

The SAU On Campus Hult Prize 2021 closing ceremony has been held on 12th December 2020. This is the first time the Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU) has arranged the Hult Prize on campus round. Both closing ceremony and winner announcement have held on that day.

The winner of the SAU On Campus Hult Prize who will move on to the regional round is Team Nutrition Tracker.

SAU On Campus Hult Prize 2021 Closing Ceremony 

The event commenced at 3 pm via the ZOOM platform. After the judges kept their valuable comments on the Hult Prize Competition and the on campus round of SAU (Sylhet Agricultural University), praising the organizing committee and the participants, the program kicked off.

Judge Panel

As determined beforehand, the judges looked over the whole event and stated their valuable thoughts with everyone. The judges for the final were-

Jannatul Tazreen (Founder of EDEMO, Social Innovation Lab, BRAC)

Mr. Swarup Barua (Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Marketing and Business Management, SAU, Sylhet)

Syeda Sabrina Akter (Lecturer, Department of Food Engineering and Technology, SAU, Sylhet, Bangladesh)

Mr. Mahmudul Hasan (Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceuticals and Industrial Biotechnology, SAU, Sylhet)

Saraban Tahura Turin (Founder of Turtle Venture)

Winning team 

The team that won the highly anticipated final stage of the on campus round of SAU (Sylhet Agricultural University), is team Nutrition Tracker

Team Members:

Nazmus Samah

Syeda Fahmida Ahmed

Ashanur Altaf Jarin

Anindita Ash Prome

Their basic business idea is to tackle malnutrition by bringing “Cuchia” (eel) fish as a value-added fish product so it will be mass-produced and accepted. Their goal is to battle the nutrition deficiency of Bangladeshi lower-income communities and supply nutritious food for them.

1st Runner Up 

The 1st runner up taking up the 2nd place in the final stage of the on campus round of SAU (Sylhet Agricultural University), is Team Agents of Change.

Team Members:

Tanjin Barket Ullah Robin

Saklayeen Mahfuz

Nurul Amin Roni

Nadim Ahmed

The basic business idea of this team is to reduce food waste which will in turn reduce the other negative impacts food waste has on the global environment.

2nd Runner Up

The 2nd runner up taking up the 3rd place in the final stage of the on campus round of SAU (Sylhet Agricultural University), is Team Amigos.

Team Members:

Shrabonti Banik

Md Mahadi Hasan

Ankita Basak

The basic business idea of this team is directed towards healthy and natural food for consumption. They aim to produce chemical-free and sustainable Agri products. 

Organizing Committee

The campus director for this year’s SAU On Campus Hult Prize Competition was Md. Lutfor Rahman Semanto. He stated about the event,

“Hult Prize is the global platform where you can share your ideas to the whole world because it connects more than 121 countries, 52+ regionals, and 2000+ on campuses where you will get 300000+ alumni. So, get ready for your team and show your knowledge of the whole world. We are waiting for you.”

The organizing committee also included- Argho Chanda (Judge Coordinator), Sharif Maheria (Events Coordinator), Ovee Arafin (Team Coordinator), Khairul Islam Tuhin (Logistics Coordinator), Sifat Afroz Trisha (Media Coordinator), Sumaiya Siddika (Judge Facilitator), Tanjin Barket Ullah Robin (Logistics Coordinator), Ankita Basak (Media Coordinator), etc. and many more!

We congratulate the winning team Nutrition Tracker and we will be looking further to see their work at the regional round of the Hult Prize Competition soon.

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