Ateneo de Davao University President Fr. Joel E. Tabora, S.J., agreed to provide support and funding for the five teams who won during the first business pitching competition held last 2 February 2018 at the Finster Auditorium, 7/F Finster Hall.  

The event served as the culminating activity for the Ateneo de Davao Method of Innovation and Technopreneurship (ADMIT) bootcamp for faculty members.

The support would be through the University Research Council (URC) by providing research support to winners of the ADMIT bootcamp-1 following its meeting last 7 February 2018. The support provided by URC would be in the form of a research grant to validate their business ideas based on the recommendations provided by the URC.

The Happy Pig Team, which pitched the use of seaweed as an alternative to bacon, will conduct the life cycle analysis of seaweed farming in Mindanao.

Umbra SMS, a student monitoring platform for parents, will develop a prototype application to be distributed to parents for testing.

Intellibin, a smart waste disposal system, will be building their prototype for deployment on the campus.

Ato Ni Bai, a low-cost and DIY housing solution, will also be developing a prototype and test its usability to target customers.

Lastly, Greenmarket.ph, an online platform for organic-based micro-enterprises in Mindanao, will be conducting need assessment and market validation.

The ADMIT bootcamp is the first among the series of bootcamps and events organized by the School of Engineering Architecture’s TechnoHub, in partnership with the Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd).

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