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MICA Ahmedabad Wins Third Season of Samsung E.D.G.E. 2018 Campus Program, NID Bangalore is Runner Up

MICA Ahmedabad wins the third season of Samsung E.D.G.E. 2018 Campus Program, NID Bangalore bags Runner Up

Gurgaon: Samsung India has concluded the third season of its campus program Samsung E.D.G.E. with over 2,500 of the brightest students from 18 top institutions across India participating.

The team from business school MICA Ahmedabad called ‘Jenga’, comprising Kanchan Supekar, Sruthy Whence, and Jyot Singh Gill emerged as the winner at the national finals in Gurgaon on December 03, 2018. The team ‘Overmorrow’ from National Institute of Design, Bangalore bagged the second prize followed by ‘Deadweight Loss’ from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras.

The third consecutive year of Samsung E.D.G.E. had some of the brightest minds of the country participating in its campus program. This year 2,553 students (851 teams) from 18 leading campuses from all across the country participated in the program. The competition, spread over three months, invited participation of students from diverse domains such as B. Tech, Masters in Business Administration and Masters in Design.

“At Samsung, we nurture the brilliance of young minds, bringing out the spirit of innovation in them. As a platform, Samsung E.D.G.E. endeavors to bring to life creative ideas of students who want to effect change. The level of enthusiasm to ideate and participate across campuses in India this year has been heartwarming,” said Mr. Sameer Wadhawan, Head, Human Resources, Samsung India.

Eight teams which won at the regional rounds qualified for the keenly contested national finale of the Samsung E.D.G.E. program this year. The winning team received a prize of INR 4 lakh and each member got a Galaxy Note9 Smartphone while the team that came second got a prize of INR 2 lakh. The third team received a prize of INR 1 lakh. Members of all 8 teams that reached the national finals received Samsung vouchers worth INR 10,000.

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