A Summit That Will Make a Difference
The design of the future is underway, and needs the cooperation of the young.
In order to extend the inspiring activity at Singularity University to High School students, SU Summit Spain launched an international competition where each member of a winning team and supervising teacher would receive a free ticket for the first two days of the Summit. The projects should be related to one of these three challenges:
- Resolve a specific problem of your school, neighborhood or the population through the use of technology.
- Create peace and international understanding through the use of technology.
- Moving towards peace, coexistence, cooperation and understanding between Israel and Palestine.
These are the selected projects :
An innovative drone fire detector with high autonomy, a prevention system (using neural webs) that also includes an automatic alert system. The financial feasibility study shows a much lower cost than current solutions offered.
Team: Carlos Álvarez, Sofía Squire and Elsa Rosenbaum.
Colegio Internacional Torrequebrada (Málaga).
An intelligent calendar. A multiplatform application to help teachers and students in their educational work and learning. It features a scheduler, a system for connecting users and a system of prioritization of activities. The project shows promising financial stability.
Team: Eduardo del Palacio, Luis Galán and María Domínguez. Colegio de San Francisco de Paula (Sevilla).
Education for Peace Foundation.
Aims to contribute to ending social problems through access to education for children in developing countries. They have designed a complex of educational facilities in Africa and seek the support of institutions such as UNESCO and United World Colleges.
Team: Natalia Arganza, Teresa González and Pablo Pérez. Colegio San Fernando (Asturias)
Holds the prospect of being the first free travel agency aimed at older people, meeting the needs of the aging population through its integration with the use of new technologies. Further boosts tourism in Spain, and aims to expand to other countries.
Team: Montserrat Monje, Maria Eugenia Fernández and Alexander Rodríguez. Colegio de San Francisco de Paula (Sevilla).
Aims to structure sightseeing schedules in the public spaces of Seville, to avoid large crowds that prevent tourists from visiting the city with ease. It takes into account the interests and budgets of visitors, and develops the most appropriate recommendations. It has a platform and a mobile app available from anywhere in the world.
Team: Maite Pérez, Itziar Egaña and Guillermo Rodríguez. Colegio de San Francisco de Paula (Sevilla)
Createch aims to break down barriers between Syrian refugee students and young Turks through a training platform where both groups can learn and instill the values of respect and tolerance.
Team members: Eda Erdogmus, Dogus Mordeniz y Alican Ceviker. The Koc School, (Estambul).
Creative and simple thermal conditioning system without using electricity. To heat and cool a room using solar panels and avoid wasting energy. This is done by an app that they have designed.
Diego Díaz, Sandra García y Nicolás Sánchez. Colegio Aljarafe (Sevilla)
Dynoget facilitates a continuous energy supply with a rechargeable external battery and through three other sources of renewable energy. It is also environmentally friendly.
Arturo Huertos, Ignacio Ballesteros y Alejandra Jordano. Colegio de San Francisco de Paula (Sevilla).
Online platform that is accessible from anywhere in the world that facilitates educational reintegration of hospitalized children. Designed with e-learning tools have the support of teachers, counselors and educators worldwide.
Rodrigo Peña, Javier Riera y Gabriel de Haro. Colegio Internacional SEK Ciudalcampo (Madrid).
Innovative smart step -led pedestrians with a warning system using infrared signals to make cars aware of pedestrians in order to ensure their safety crossing the street. Sensor sends a signal to GPS system or the vehicle’s Automatic Braking System.
Joseph Louis Williams Cortes, Inés Botella Amaya, Daniel Barrionuevo y Natalia Viedma Bravo,. Colego MIT (Málaga)
Small device that measures blood alcohol level of a driver and has the functionality of an electronic key. It aims to reduce the more than 9,000 accidents that occur each year on the road.
Concepción Gago, Mariano García e Isabel Caro. Colegio de San Francisco de Paula (Sevilla)
Collaborative platform for carrying out small projects promoted by citizens devoted to the welfare of others.
Mario Navarro, Jesús López y Beatriz Rodríguez. Colegio Aljarafe (Sevilla)
An app that helps maintain social activity of people over sixty years of age. Keeps track of events and places, and also contains a friend list to allow them to interact with the community.
Alejandro Coronilla, Magdalena Cuervas, Marta San Millán. Colegio Aljarafe (Sevilla)
Green My City
An app showing the plant population of each area of Spain and allows users to claim the parts that are scarce of vegetation in order to fund reforestation. It has a map, a gallery and a section with games for children.
Equipo: Antonio Castro, Rafael Moreira, Carlos Yebra. Colegio Manuel Peleteiro (Santiago de Compostela)
Rain Energy considers using rainwater to produce energy through a microturbine with direct access to homes. Very low investment cost and there are already companies interested in the idea.
Cristina de la Torre, Federico Ferraro y Celia Morón. Colegio Aljarafe (Sevilla)
An ocular scanner that is based on the specifications of iridology, and is able to provide professional diagnoses of certain diseases of the iris.
Equipo: Ignacio Victoria, Claudia Fernández, Javier Victoria. Colegio Internacional SEK El Castillo (Madrid)
Green My City
Mechanical lift with a hydraulic motor to raise the shopping basket of elderly or disabled people who have difficulty bending down to pick up their purchase.
Equipo: Sara Orois, Ángela Turnes, Luis del Río. Colexio Manuel Peleteiro. (Santiago de Compostela)
Approve it is an app specially focused on improving public safety. Based on citizen participation, users can report damage/conflict on the streets so it can be solved as soon as possible.
Equipo: Andrés Ponce, Paula Pérez, María Dugo. Colegio Aljarafe (Sevilla)
A pill box programmed with an alarm system that organizes and facilitates individuals with their required medication dosage.
Equipo: Fernando Hernández, Pablo Romero, Pablo Sánchez. Colexio Manuel Peleteiro. (Santiago de Compostela)