Thursday, April 13, 2017

Obafemi Awolowo University's Team Nevada Among Finalists for Airbus' ’Fly Your Ideas 2017’ Student Competition

Obafemi Awolowo University's
Team Nevada idea has been selected among five finalists for Airbus' ’Fly Your Ideas 2017’ Student Competition.
See full report in the following press release.

Airbus Names Finalists for "Fly Your Ideas 2017" Student Competition
- New technologies and business models to shape the future of aviation

- Five teams compete for the crown of most innovative and a €30,000 prize

 TOULOUSE, France, April 12, 2017  /PRNewswire/ -- Airbus has shortlisted the five finalist student teams competing in the fifth edition of the Fly Your Ideas challenge. The radical concepts selected cover a wide range of innovations going from an alternative to satellite imagery, to improved aircraft taxiing, clever ways of boarding, new areas for luggage storage or offering a new business model using existing Airbus aircraft.

Representing nine different nationalities and eight universities across Africa, Europe and Asia-Pacific, the five finalist teams embody true diversity, which is a key driver of innovation and performance. The students, competing for a €30,000 prize, also demonstrate a wide variety of disciplines from Natural Sciences to Engineering and Business.

Click here to read the full report.

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