Danish students win international innovation award

Danish students win international innovation award

You can save money by meeting new people. It considers three Danish architecture students who have developed a new concept to meet and share the everyday joys. The idea gave them an international innovation award.
"Make Saving Money Fun!" That was the challenge from Stanford University, as the international "Global Innovation Tournament" started. Students from higher education had nine days to produce a video of no more than three minutes to present their ideas and solutions. In Denmark participated in a total of 163 students with 43 films. Denmark was one of only two European countries that got a winner video. In total, Stanford University nearly 1,000 contributions from 31 different countries.

Meet new people and save money

The winning Danish film is made of Lisbeth Skrumsager, Mette Schelde and Marie Lyhne from Aarhus School of Architecture. "We have made the concept" Connect Club "where you can save money and meet new people. By doing things together you save for both money and CO2 emissions, "said the three students of architecture. See the Danish video" Connect Club "


IDEA, the Ministry of Education, the Independence Foundation, Aalborg University and the Agency for Science organized the event in Denmark in cooperation with seven student growth. The judges assessed the videos to the following criteria: * Innovation and innovation * Entertaining qualities * Creativity in both approach and presentation of the idea * idea's power * Presentation of the content. Source: Ministry of Education