April - 2012
La revista de TIC Americas 2012
TIC Americas 2012
Finals in Cartagena, Colombia on April 10-13
- 1,898 registrations
- 28 countries
- 36 finalists from 18 countries
- Results of the Youth Dialogue are presented at the VI Summit of the Americas
- For the first time, TIC Americas was held within the framework of the Summit of the
Americas in Colombia
- Young people participated as a social actor in the Summit process
Talent & Innovation
Category: New Markets
Smart Dressing Rooms that offers information about the specific clothing one tries on, such as colors and sizes available in the store.
Team: Conexión Adulto Mayor
Category: Social Entrepreneurship
Is website that offers information, products, services and community resources for senior citizens people, their families and caregivers.
Communication systems based on holography for education and online web services systems.
Team: Turn Green Solutions
Category: Tradition and Culture
Patented technology that addresses and positively impacts environmental issues providing a substitute material made from recycled plastic and rice waste.
Team: Nueva Oportunidad
Country: Costa Rica
Category: People´s Choice
Creation of a micro-business incubator adapted to penal institutions, supporting inmates' re-socialization.
Team: Siphiwe Honey Gold Farm and Preserve
This innovation promotes environmental education, natural resource conservation, and agronomy research through participation in ecotourist activities.
Team: Reciclando Aceite
Reuse of vegetable oil waste from domestic sources for the production of organic soap.
Website that allows people to be aware of and reserved work-sharing spaces from a city when available.
Team: Intern Latin America
Provide opportunities for international students to come to Latam, facilitating scholarships, internships, volunteering and Spanish classes.