IUB hosts Microsoft Imagine Cup 2014
The grand finale and award presentation of imagine cup Bangladesh 2014 was held on Saturday, 26 April 2014 at Independent University, Bangladesh (IUB) campus at Bashundhara, Dhaka. This year IUB is the official host for Microsoft Imagine Cup Bangladesh. Hon’ble State Minister, ICT Division of Ministry of Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology, Mr Zunaid Ahmed Palak, MP, attended the programme as the Chief Guest while Mr Said Zahedani, General Manager, Microsoft Asia Pacific as the Special guest. They distributed awards to the winners of imagine cup Bangladesh 2014.
In the final competition nine teams presented country’s top projects on Games, Innovation and World Citizenship. In the Games category team Karigor of Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (AUST) became the champion. Team Ekattor of American International University (AIUB) won the championship of innovation category. The Imaginearium team of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) became the champion of World Citizenship category.
Among others, Prof M Omar Rahman, Vice Chancellor, IUB, Mrs Luna Shamsuddoha, Vice Chairman, IUB founding Trust, Mr Pubudu Basnayake, Country Manager of Microsoft Bangladesh, Mr Ishtiaq Hussen Chowdhury, Director, Stakeholder Relations of Grameenphone was also present and spoke on the occasion.
The Imagine Cup Bangladesh 2014 was presented by the Grameenphone Ltd.