The regional stage of the «Technovation challenge» international competition took place in Nur-Sultan.
The IT competition for girls aged 10-18 was attended by 60 teams from different regions of the country. Only 5 teams were selected for the semifinals. Their work is now being scrutinized by international experts, and those who have been selected will take part in the final in San Francisco in autumn. It's worth noting that two out of the 5 semifinals are from Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Physics and Mathematics in Almaty. Cellular phone applications of inventive girls have caused great interest. The girls have been searching for and working in the development of innovative IT projects for the solution of medical and environmental issues.
Pizzazz team includes Dilyara Eric, Alua Saparbek, Ainur Alkeyeva, Assem Karshiga. Their mobile applications is called "ZhanHealth". This SOS service serves as an indispensable tool to people suffering from diseases.Especially when a person is left alone, when the headache is over, he/she receives an "alert" notification. Also, when downloading an attachment, you need to associate with the nearest people. Then they immediately identify the patient's geology.
- It's a 100% ready-made project, but if we do it, we'll have thousands of helpers. Participating in this contest, we are just one step closer to our dreams. Nomad Life and Centras Insurance were also interested in our application. Negotiations are under way now. In doing so, we hope to work together, Grade 10 student Dilyara Eric says.
The second team is called CoCo. The team consists of several mobile application inventors, such as Dilnaz Kamalova, Dana Yerlanova, Lyubov Dudchenko and Malika Buribayeva. They created a 3D game called "TECO" (known as Kazakh). The main objective of this game is to draw people's attention to environmental issues.
- The game is in 3D. That is why it attracts a huge interest. It is aimed at preserving own planet, Dilnaz Kamalova points out.