The 1st annual contest of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest was concluded on 13 of September 2023. 309 ideas students’ projects have been submitted in this first Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest, for a chance at winning their school 150 Million Rupiah in Samsung tech products and classroom materials
By applying for this events, Students will improve their STEM toolkit, get hands-on experience for higher education, and finalists will receive one-on-one project mentorship from Samsung employees.
40 semi-finalists were selected who then took part in a mentoring boot camp and design thinking training to sharpen their ideas into effective plans.
In the final round, the 15 finalist teams went through a presentation and interview session conducted by an honorable jury representing the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology, the Ministry of Religion, the Information & Communication Technology Research Center – Bandung Institute of Technology, and the team from Samsung, who were the experts in their fields, including in STEM fields.
TechnoNatura secure two team finalist spots in this SAMSUNG SOLVE FOR TOMORROW COMPETITION
Both TechnoNatura Teams Advanced to the Finals of Samsung Solve for Tomorrow 2023 are Dasher and ScieTech Innovators from Madrasah TechnoNatura. Among the Top 15 Finalist, Dasher's proposed Hydrogen from Biomass and ScieTech Innovators' with Endangered Tree Cloning
Dasher team from Madrasah TechnoNatura Depok, West Java, with a solution called Biomass Gasification to produce hydrogen from biomass as an environmentally friendly fuel solution has emerged as the 1st winner. Second place was the RGB team from SMA Negeri 8 Jakarta who created KeywordRBG, a learning application that integrates AI and gamification to make learning activities in class more fun. The third winner was the Qalam Malaq group from SMA Negeri 78 Jakarta who created the Microalgae Aquarium (Malaq) solution containing microalgae which effectively converts carbon dioxide into oxygen, suitable for dealing with air pollution problems in urban areas.