Imagine Cup 2017 UK National Winners

  The Imagine Cup is an annual competition that empowers the next generation of student developers and aspiring entrepreneurs from across the globe, to use their creativity, passion and knowledge to create applications that shape how we live, work and play. Every year tens of thousands of students from across the globe compete for cash,…

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Announcing the 2017 Imagine Cup UK National Finalists

The Imagine Cup UK Finals 2017 are only a day away and we are very excited to announce the UK Finalists for this year’s competition. Thank you to everyone who entered this year. The standards were higher than ever, probably because of the whopping 100,000 at stake for the worldwide winners. We had over 400…

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The Malmo Collaborative AI Challenge

  We are pleased to announce The Malmo Collaborative AI Challenge – a challenge aimed to foster research towards AI agents that learn to collaborate with others, including people. The Challenge uses Project Malmo, an AI experimentation platform built on top of Minecraft. It takes the form of a collaborative mini-game – the Malmo Pig…

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UCL Data Science Student Challenge

  UCL Data Science Student Challenge Saturday 11th to Sunday 12th of March, 2017       Guest blog by Rohan Kopparapu (4th year UCL) and Microsoft Student Partner Microsoft’s global series of data science hackathons made its second stop in the UK, at UCL last weekend. http://ucl.dsschack.com Over 170 students from across the country…

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The hunger to create; and the attitude–Stand out and enter the Imagine Cup

  Guest blog by Siddhartha Chaturvedi, Partner Business Evangelist, MicrosoftRecently I got an opportunity to attend a hack organized by the Microsoft Student Partners to encourage participation and entry into the Imagine Cup Competition. On the face of it, I had to mentor the students on their projects and business plans, but oh my, they…

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Imagine Cup Experience – Enter your team now for Imagine Cup 2017

  Guest Post by Riccardo Deluca from Team Sapient the UK Winner of Imagine Cup 2016 I am a masters level grad you learn more about me at https://delucacode.wordpress.com. I graduated from the University of South Wales where I studied Mcomp Computer Games Development in the computer science department. I graduated with a distinction in…

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UCL Data Science Student Challenge 11th/12th March 2017

The UCL Data Science Student Challenge is part of a global series of Hackathons. These events are designed to ignite a passion for the amazing things made possible by Data Science and to help students develop the skills necessary to harness the power of analytics. A variety of learning resources will be made available and…

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Imagine Cup 2017 Campus Marketing Materials

      Be part of it! The Imagine Cup is only a few months away and you can be part of it. Get inspired by our UK Finalists and the 2016 Worldwide Winners, then see how you can get started with your application for the Imagine Cup 2017. But it doesn’t stop there. In…

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Announcing the Judges for Imagine Cup World Wide Final

Imagine Cup is a magical time at Microsoft. It’s a time when young student developers from all over the globe descend upon Seattle to share their visions for transforming the world around them through the power of technology. A few weeks ago, we unveiled an exciting lineup of 35 student developer teams that will compete…

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Team Sapient from University of South Wales Imagine Cup 2016 World Finalist

A group of computer game developers from the University of South Wales (USW) are through to the world finals of a global competition run by Microsoft. Team Sapient – made up of Masters students Riccardo Deluca, Ciaran Harty, Michael Harty and Thomas Mahoney – were named the winners of the Games category at the UK…

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