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Top innovators recognized at the 3rd round Solve IT project

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Solve IT, a nationwide project which encourages Ethiopian youth to make contributions to their community and society through innovations in science and technology concludes its third round competitions.

Out of 2000 creative works, 4 of the 12 projects that were finally selected made it to the final round; receiving 400,000 to 100,000 ETB respectively.

The competition whichencourages the use of local innovative solutions and entrepreneurial approaches to address challenges in the society through training in business, mentorship, seed funding, investment networking, and bootcamp events saw the Heart Health Startup Company, grabbing first rank in the creative competition. Founders of the company, Dibora and Alebachew, explained that their innovative idea aids in the diagnosis for bone loss and infection which speeds up the treatment process.

“Our goal is to manufacture the diagnostic machines that Ethiopia imports at high prices and deliver them to medical institutions across the country at a discounted rate,” the founders underscored.

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