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Best Idea!!! *winner*

We are glad to announce that we have been selected as the best Idea in the Innovate for Refugees Competition!!! Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR) is a global competition for the best tech-driven solutions addressing the challenges faced by refugees across the globe. Launched on ‘World Refugee Day’ three years ago, IFR had been at the…
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‘Innovate For Refugees’ 2019 finalist #CrackTheCrisis

We are finalists!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Innovate for Refugees Competition (IFR) is a global competition for the best tech-driven solutions addressing the challenges faced by refugees across the globe. Launched on World Refugee Day in 2016 by the MIT Enterprise Forum Pan Arab, the competition awarded 12 solutions with over 240,000 USD in equity free investments. The third…
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Introductory Engineering Course in Azraq refugee camp and Next Steps

DeBoer Lab launched the Introductory Engineering Design Course in the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan in mid-April 2017. Azraq hosts the second largest refugee community in Jordan, representing a total of 40,846 people of concern from Syria. The Introductory Engineering Course in the Azraq camp was designed as an opportunity for students continuing to access HE…
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Engineering Course in Azraq refugee camp presented at Engineering Education Conference in Utah, USA

Claudio Freitas and Zach Beyer had a great time presenting about our Introduction to Engineering course at Azraq refugee camp at ASEE 2018, one of the biggest conferences about Engineering Education in the world. You can have access to our paper here: Fostering Engineering Thinking in a Democratic Learning Space: A Classroom Application Pilot Study in…
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Water Control Management solution selected in a global competition

Hello community! We are happy to announce our Water Control Management solution (the same system that you can build using the WaterBOX) was selected as a finalist among 1200 projects around the world. The Cities for our Future Challenge is a global competition run by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in partnership with UNESCO UKNC and the ACU.…
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Thought for Food – Finalist

Hello! Thought For Food (TFF) hosted 10 teams of young entrepreneurs in Rio de Janeiro that have been selected as Finalists in the 2018 TFF Challenge. YES! We were one of the finalists out of 800 projects around the world! Hailing from Australia, Brazil, Ghana, Jordan, Kenya, Malaysia, Nigeria, the United Kingdom, and the United…
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