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ReadRing team won the Grand Winner award of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Thailand 2019

ReadRing team won the Grand Winner award of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Thailand 2019

This is the 4th year Leave a Nest conducted TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Thailand on 6th July 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand.

9 finalists were chosen out of 20 applications to showcase their core technology, business model and issues that they want to solve in front of the caliber judges from Leave a Nest, Mitsui Chemical Singapore R&D Centre Pte. Ltd., Delightex Pte. Ltd., AUN-seed, TCELS, RISE accelerator, SPRINT accelerator and NIA. The finalists were from various backgrounds such as Agri Tech, IoT, Bio Tech and Deep Tech.

The invited keynote speaker, Dr. Warangkhana Phanwanich, was from the iVet team that won the grand winner of TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in Thailand 2018 who shared about her experience and journey on Tech Planter program. Shee gave an energetic presentation together with encouragement words to the finalists this year.

We introduced various awards from our partners. Team ReadRing that worked on building a portable re-printable braille machine for blind people to read text in real time won Grand Winner prize. The winner received JPY 300,000 cash prize, return airfares and accommodation for 2 team members to join TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2019 in the final regional round. Winner from Singapore round will be invited to join meeting in Tokyo Japan in March 2020.

Check it out the list of all winners below:

Grand Winner

Content: 300,000 JPY cash prize, round trip air tickets to Singapore and accommodation for 2 team members, and right to participate in TECH PLAN DEMO DAY in SINGAPORE 2019.
Team: ReadRing
Theme: Portable re-printable braille machine for blind people to read text in real time

 

Mitsui Chemicals Award
Content: 2,500 SGD cash prize
Team: VanCo.
Theme: Converting crude glycerol into high valued products

 

Delightex Award
Content: 2,500 SGD cash prize
Team: ReadRing
Theme: Portable re-printable braille machine for blind people to read text in real time

TCELS award
Content: First right to 100,000 THB cash prize in TCELS program
Team: Panacura
Theme: Genome sequencing and bioinformatics

 

RISE award
Content: 5 mentoring sessions
Team: Panacura
Theme: Genome sequencing and bioinformatics

 

SPRINT award
Content: 5 mentoring sessions
Team: PetStem
Theme:A veterinary stem cell bank for improving quality of pet’s life.

 

Congratulations to all the winners! We look forward to the contribution of the winners as well as the finalists in solving world issues. The next TECH PLANTER event will be held in Malaysia on 20th of July 2019. Stay tuned!