Thammasat University (TU) has won the first prize at the U ME Idea Awards 2020. Under the student category, the “i-THOS” team from TU bagged the first position for their innovation “Second-Hand Clothes Exchanging Application” that helps tackle clothes wastage.
Another first prize winner in the student category was “COTA” team from Varee Chiangmai International School who presented an “Innovated Muscle Exercise Ball” that is connected to a game and makes muscle recovery by physical therapy less boring. The first runner-up award has been won by “Phonlamai Dee” team from Burapha University for their “Fruits-from-farms” direct sales idea.
“U ME IDEA AWARDS 2020” is a platform for creative innovation contest by the initiative of MCOT. The contest has been held consecutively for 3 years in order to encourage the development of creativity and innovation that meets customers’ needs in the digital era.
Moreover, the contest aims to support commercial innovation and Thai innovators by encouraging graduates, students, and the general public to send their innovative ideas in the contest “Innovation for Society”. The contest is divided into two types- one which is open for the general public and the other is for students.