With CIB Group as exclusive sponsor, this year’s edition of the regional competition Jugend forscht Iberia took place under the motto “Make ideas big!” from February 15 to 17 at the German School Lisbon.
Active participation with 32 student projects
Fifty-one young researchers from ten German schools abroad on the Iberian Peninsula took part in the competition and presented a total of 32 projects to the jury in the M.I.N.T. areas of the world of work, biology, chemistry, geo and spatial sciences, mathematics, computer science, physics and technology. As in previous years, we continued the tradition and were represented by a juror in Lisbon: Our training supervisor Konrad Schmid took a lot of time to review the submitted project work. Ulrich Brandner, founder and owner of the CIB Group and managing director of our CIB compass, Unipessoal Lda. in Portugal, was also personally present at the presentation of the research projects and visited the exhibition stands with the team of jurors. With our active participation, we not only gained an insight into the lively events on site, but also got to know first-hand the many exciting project works of the students, among which our special prize was awarded afterwards.
Award ceremony with CIB special prize
Congratulations to all winners! A total of six impressive projects from all subject areas were awarded 1st prize. Among them was the mobile app “The mobile student center“, which provides information centrally for the students of the German School of Porto. The app was also awarded our CIB special prize: the 14-year-old young researchers from the German School of Porto, together with their project supervisor and their parents, have been invited to Munich to participate in our “CIB code of summer” event in July. We congratulate both students and look forward to meeting them again at our Munich site!
CIB Special Award
Out of all the projects presented, six were awarded first prize, including “The Mobile Student Centre”. This mobile app, developed by student Leornardo Correia and a team of collaborators, provides students of the German School in Porto with centralized access to important information. The innovative idea and successful implementation of this project earned it the CIB Special Award. As a part of this prize, we have invited the young developers to participate in our CIB Code of Summer event at our headquarters in Munich in July. We are excited to welcome them and will also be organizing the trip for them and their parents. We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Leornardo and his team and look forward to seeing them at our event!
Promoting young talent with CIB Impulsa
As part of the CIB Impulsa program, CIB promotes innovative ideas in the fields of research and technology and supports pupils and students on their way into professional life. In Spain and Portugal, CIB sponsors six German schools abroad, focusing on the promotion of M.I.N.T. subjects. As sponsors and partners of the Jugend forscht Iberia competition, we accompany the young researchers and continuously expand our cooperation with the schools based on this.
For more information about the CIB Impulsa program, click here.