Jannik Lockl and his team secured the first place at the International Business Plan Competition 2017 in Hong Kong.
At the beginning of the year, students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Universidade de Sao Paulo, the University of Bayreuth and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology gathered for the 11th International Business Plan Competition in Hong Kong and Taiwan.
From January 2 to 11, a total of 48 students worked in international teams to develop business ideas and business models on the topic of “Health-Tech for Seniors in Hong Kong”. The participants were supported in the development of their business models by professional lectures and personal discussions with experts from science and industry. Excursions to well-known companies in the health and care sector provided additional inspiration.
At the end of the competition, a jury of experts selected the winning team led by Jannik Lockl with its dignified help for incontinence patients. Jannik Lockl also received the award for “Best Presenter” of the competition.