The Botswana International University of Science and Technology (BIUST) continues to strive to contribute to national and international scientific and technological development as they are currently sponsoring and competing at the on going ‘Smart Green Botswana Makeathon 2019 at the University of Botswana.Smart Green Botswana Makeathon 2019 is a national project where students from different technical fields of science, creativity, engineering and electronics are assembled to develop innovative solutions applicable to the Botswana situation.
The challenge aims at strengthening efforts aimed at;
- Propeling Botswana towards Industry 4.0
- Train students to embrace innovation and creativity as a way of life in preparing for the looming industry revolution 4.0
- Build the capacity and develop the technical skills that will be required by the electric mobility industry or any other smart industry.
This year’s challenge is for students to design and build a solar powered car.
We wish the team well in this completion that will continue from the 17th to the 21st November 2019.
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