The National Finals of the Competition for Best Student Idea was organized on 1st December, 2017 at Serbian Chamber of Commerce. Eleven best teams from local competitions held on seven Serbian higher education institutions participated at the National Finals:

1. Aqua green
3. DBI Invest
4. Dream Team
5. Green Tourist Info
6. Imuno Team
7. Interaktivno pozorište
8. M^3
9. Popularity Wolves
10. Tim ABW
11. Totalna konfuzija

The ideas were presented in the form of seven-minute pitch presentations, after which the team members had to answer to the questions of the five-member jury during the next three minutes. The jury was consisted of experts with experience in the field of innovations, entrepreneurship and commercialization:

  • Prof. Dr. Vesna Mandic, IF4TM coordinator, University of Kragujevac
  • Prof. Dr. Miladin Kostic, the rector of State University of Novi Pazar
  • Natasa Cirovic, Business Incubator of Technical Faculties Belgrade
  • Djordje Celic, Business Incubator Novi Sad
  • Vladimir Vukadinovic, Technology Transfer Center of University of Kragujevac.

Based on the scores given by the jury, teams were ranked and the best three were selected:

The title of the winner of the National Final Competition for Best Student Ideas went to the team Popularity Wolves from University of Kragujevac for the idea “Raising Popularity”. The reward for the best team was 150.000 RSD provided by the SBB Company in cooperation with the University of Kragujevac.

The second place was taken by Aqua Team from the State University of Novi Pazar with their idea for home based food growing system. Their received the prize of 100.000 RSD provided by the project partner institutions University of Novi Sad, University of Nis and State University of Novi Pazar.

The third place went to the team M^3 from the University of Novi Sad with the idea Body Fit Monitor for which they received the reward in the amount of 75.000 RSD provided by the project partner institutions Belgrade Metropolitan University and Technical College of Applied Sciences Zrenjanin.

IF4TM Consortium congratulates the winners and all participants on great ideas!

List of participants