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Within the framework of the International Innovation Forum of the SAP University Alliance, an «IT Ideaton» was held, which brought together 12 teams from different universities. The participants got acquainted with the Stanford method of creating and managing innovations – design thinking.
Plekhanov Russian University of Economics was represented by Pavel Kuzin, Anna Komissarova, Marina Buntova, Varvara Garelina, Sofia Shatailova and Mikhail Mazurchik, a graduate of the University, Regional Operating Director of ID Logistics. Plekhanovites took the second place.
The task of the contestants is to find a solution to the environmental problem caused by environmental pollution.
Plekhanovka's team conducted a survey, analyzed the data and created a prototype of an application that helps people start sorting garbage with understanding. The development could solve the problem of distrust of garbage collection services, and also with the help of it, users would be able to track and be aware of information about where and how waste is processed.
The jury appreciated the idea of the Plekhanovites and awarded them the second place.
«The project gave an incredible experience of creating innovations using the method of design thinking. During these days, a large amount of work was carried out. Thank you for the opportunity to participate! Special thanks to Mikhail (ID Logistics), who helped us at every stage and gave us the necessary advice», - the participants of i-Plekhanov noted.
We congratulate the guys and wish them new victories and achievements!