Push T-bar model wins CUET Hult Prize
The winning team will get Tk10,000, while the first runners up will get Tk5,000 and the second-runners up Tk2,000 as their prize money for the initial costs of their startups
Team Envisage Co has become champion in the On Campus round of the Hult Prize competition for their commercial model - Push-T bar.
The bar is a product which provides the proper amount of food subsistence for the people of the lower class in the society who often suffer from malnutrition.
The bar will be affordable, easy to get, and a product that will provide value for money.
Meantime, Team Nutri Flour has won the first runners-up title and Team Tuberosome has become the second runners-up.
The winning team will get Tk10,000, while the first runners up will get Tk5,000 and the second-runners up Tk2,000 as their prize money for the initial costs of their startups.
The grand finale of the Hult Prize on Campus round was held at the Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (CUET) on Saturday.
HULT Prize is a global competition in partnership with the United Nations that challenges university students to solve the most pressing global issues with viable business ideas. It transforms how young people envision the future. CUET has arranged this event for the third time, but this year the whole programme took place online because of the pandemic.
In the closing ceremony Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud was present as the chief guest of the event while Prof Dr Mohammed Rafiqul Alam, vice-chancellor of CUET was the special guest.
Besides Prof Dr Jamal Uddin Ahamed, Dean, Department of Mechanical Engineering and President of the Bangabandhu Union Council; Prof Dr Kazi Delwar Hossain, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering; Prof Dr Ujjal Kumar Deb, Head, Department of Mathematics; and Prof Dr Mohammed Moshiul Hoque, Director, Sheikh Kamal IT Incubator, Director, Students Welfare were present at the event. Shihab Ar Rashad Nirjhor was campus director.