JumpStart solutions developed by former NOSiAkademia trainees, among the finalists and winners of Unitel Creative Camp, took place this Wednesday, July 1st.
Among the 5 winners, the Efficient Waste Collection Management (GERR) solution that is currently being accelerated and developed in the NOSiAkademia Jumpstart programme. GERR was one of 48 applications submitted and then selected among the 12 for the final phase. The Jury finally evaluated it as one of the 5 best solutions presented and with enormous potential for the development of the digital economy in the country.
Worth mentioning that among the 12 selected for the final stage were two projects of former NOSi Akademia trainees. Care Plus and Comai, from Yasmin MártIr and Anilson Monteiro, respectively.
Recall that the GERR solution, developed by 5 young computer and electrical technicians from the city of Praia, had already won the “Best of the Year” award, in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship category, at the “Somos Cabo Verde” Gala in October 2019.
Meet the GERR Project
Unitel Creative Camp is an innovation competition of Unitel T+ and the Business Incubation Center (BIC) to promote entrepreneurship and innovation, develop high-impact business projects, identify and attract innovative ideas and boost the development of ideas that can support the development and expansion of the Digital and Telecommunications Economy.
JUMPSART is an initiative of NOSi Akademia designed to support, freely, Research and Development projects of national enterprises.