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Engineers in Business Fellowship has supported Kingston University’s Bright Ideas entrepreneurial competition for four years. Bright Ideas is Kingston University’s annual entrepreneurial competition, open to all students across the university.

This year, 133 engineering students entered the competition from both Postgraduate and Undergraduate cohorts. The competition attracted entrants from all three undergraduate programme areas: Aerospace, Mechanical, and Civil, with the highest number of entrants belong to the Aerospace Engineering (BEng) course. Many students entered Bright Ideas as part of their course to gain enterprise skills that will benefit their future careers. The competition final included 14 innovations involving 40 engineering students who pitched for the Engineers in Business cash prizes

Winner: Engineering Group 1 – Safety on Site: Abdullah Abdulqader, James Wooster, Jeremy Bartolome and Tunmi Soetan-Majek - £1,000 Engineers in Business Prize

Using a single board computer, QR code and object identification the Safety on Site team believes it can improve the health and safety of workers.
Second Prize Winner: Engineering Group 1 - Movi-Post: Callum Martin, Daniel Smith, Daryl Huckle, Mudasir Arif - £250 Engineers in Business Prize

Universal handrail system for highway contractors to reduce risk of falls from height and improve current market offerings.
Winner: Engineering Group 2 - AirTrainer-66: Abdalla Madany, Asher Reader, George Folland, Nour Aly and Tabraiz Tanveer - £1,000 Engineers in Business Prize

AirTrainer-66 is an offline, on-the-go revision app that helps turn aircraft mechanics into aircraft engineers.
Second Prize Winner: Engineering Group 2 - Big-11 (Terminav) - Nayarit Monroy - £250 Engineers in Business Prize

Terminav is an application designed to aid those with reduced mobility from the departure lounge to their gate.

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Thank you, Engineers in Business Fellowship, for your continued support for our budding entrepreneurs. We look forward to continuing to partner with you over the next year to unlock and nurture even more new engineering talent.

Dr Martha Mador, Head of Enterprise Education, Kingston University