'Innovation is the ability to see change as an opportunity not a threat’. Bringing this maxim alive, three teams from OOB struck gold at the “UAE Culture In Celebration Of Year Of Zayed – Student Hackathon” App Challenge on April 21st 2018 and emerged proud and worthy recipients of the top three spots . The prestigious event conducted at In5 Tech at the Dubai Knowledge Village was witness to eighteen participants from colleges and schools alike.
The team comprising of Radi Aman (11A) , Abel John(11A) , Deepam (11A), Numan (11A), Aakash Arul(11F)secured the First Place for developing the Smart City App.
The Sustainability App developed by Abdul Rauf(10A) , Jazim (10C) won the Second place, whilst the App promoting Happy City and Youth Engagement developed by Sai (11C) , Anirudh (11C) , Nihaal (11C) bagged the third position. The stupendous effort of the teams enabled them to clinch a 3 Month Scholarship at RAK Incubator And Accelerator where the prototypes can be converted into business products. Kudos to the teams who brought rich laurels to the school commemorating the true spirit of Year of Zayed.
Mentors of this event were Ms Noor & Ms Shruthi.