An Ericsson Innovation Awards competition for girls aged 9-18 is organized on the day of international Girls in ICT Day. It is our hope that this competition will inspire young girls to innovate while thinking about how the use of technology can lead to zero hunger, and also motivate them to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

The Challenge

Our world’s population is growing and every day there are more of us on Earth. We need to make sure that we produce enough food for everyone, and also that we find ways of producing and consuming food that don’t destroy our planet. This is where YOU come in! New technologies and inventions are being created every day – now it’s your turn to think of ways that we can improve the future of food. 

The results are in! Winners of the Ericsson Innovation Awards: Girls Who Innovate competition have been named.

An Ericsson Innovation Awards competition for girls aged 9-18 was organized as part of Ericsson’s recognition of international Girls in ICT Day 2017. It is our hope that this competition will inspire young girls to innovate while thinking about how the use of technology can lead to zero hunger, and also motivate them to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Throughout this competition, girls from around the world submitted their innovative ideas on how technology can help the way we produce food and reduce world hunger. Project submissions consisted of a short description of the concept and its visualization.

As a first step, a jury shortlisted the best entries in three age categories, and then Ericsson employees were invited to cast their votes for their favorite ideas. 

Here are the winners:

First prize:

Muskan, USA

The green-goodness

 

Second prize:

Samiksha, India

Micro farm

 

Third prize:

Molly, Ireland

Power to the people

 

Honorable mention:

Diana, Mexico

Farming truck

First prize:

Diya, India

Farm Feel

 

Second prize:

Nirmitha, Ireland

Cultivation on Ocean

 

Third prize:

Beatriz, Brazil

Coconut fiber pizza

 

Honorable mention:

Sanvi, USA

eSoil ecosystem

First prize:

Maria, USA

Fertilizing drone

 

Second prize:

Anushka, Hong Kong

Store for more

 

Third prize:

Ariana, USA

Rural broadband networks

 

Honorable mention:

Agnieszka, Poland

#wecanfightit

Congratulations to the winners!

Prizes

Winners will receive:

See the awarded entries:

Did you know?

Ericsson is committed to the United Nations 17 Global Goals for Sustainable Development. The goals have been set to end all forms of poverty and protect our planet. The Ericsson Innovation Awards focuses on 3 of the goals:

  • Goal 2: Zero hunger
  • Goal 5: Gender equality – to empower all women and girls
  • Goal 12: Ensure Responsible consumption and production patterns – think reduce, reuse and recycle
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