International Space Apps Challenge , a hackathon challenge of creative innovations of technologists, scientists, designers, artists, educators, entrepreneurs, developers and students ended here at Trade Tower, Kathmandu. Team G10E comprising of team members from Kathmandu University, Geomatics Engineering students bagged a winning prize of Rs.30,000 for their project Clean City. Similarly, Geotrackers, also from Kathmandu University with their project Where on Earth bagged People’s Choice Award , that was surveyed through Facebook. G10E focused on android and mobile application that make use of reporting garbage around the city and Geo Trackers focused on web application for students, travelers to know about their point of interest. Both team along with first runner-up and second runner-up opened a chance to compete for global championship.
The event was jointly organised by SERVIR Himalaya, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and YoungInnovations. To support the event, CSIT Association of Nepal and Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN) had joined to encourage young tech enthusiasts for the hackathon.