7 SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL BULUKUMBA OF SULAWESI BECOMES THE WINNER OF CREANOVATION AWARD 2018
Universitas Dian Nuswantoro (UDINUS) through Faculty of Engineering just held a competition called Creanovation Award 2018 with theme “Greennovation” on May, 9th, 2018. The purpose of the competition was to encourage young generation to be creative.
Followed by 200 participants, the competition was held at the hall of E building. The participants were grouped into teams, and each teams consisted of 3 people. There were a lot of innovation product categories in the competition namely food, tools, games, green technologies, and many others.
The second son of the President of the Republic of Indonesia as well as the co-founder of Madhang.id, Kaesang Pangarep also attended Creanovation Award 2018 as one of the speakers of the event.
The Chairman of the committee of Crenovation award 2018, Pramudi Arsiwi, S.T., M.Sc. said "Our goal in organizing this event is to encourage students' abilities and also improve their reasoning and sensitivity in identifying problems in their surrounding as well as providing solutions for the nation."
She revealed that 25 teams from 21 high schools and vocational schools in Indonesia managed to pass the judging. The Green Innovation category and tool were still became the participants’ favorite category of in the event. Pramudi Arsiwi, S.T., M.Sc. hoped that the participants would be able to produce better innovation than last year. “Last year innovations were very good, we want the 25 teams can create a better innovation that can be useful for the community,” she said.
Meanwhile, the Head of UDINUS’ Public Relation, Agus Triyono, S. Sos, MSi said that UDINUS was not only created innovation from the students to help the community, but also facilitated high school students to show their skill in innovating. "The young generation must be able to innovate, this activity becomes a platform for them to create and show their skill," said Agus.
The winner of the competition was 7 Senior High School Bulukumba of Sulawesi as the 1st winner, with the theme "Utilization of Gamo fruit as Barongko (traditional food from Sulawesi with high nutrition). Then followed by 1 Senior High School Lamongan of East Java as the 2nd winner, and 1 Vocational School Temanggung of Central Java as the 3rd winner. The winners received some prizes in the form of tuition, medals, and also free tuition at UDINUS’ Faculty of Engineering. (* PR / Alex; Picture by: Nining Sekar)