The Microsoft Imagine Cup is the world’s premier student technology competition, which invites all eligible students to use their imagination and passion to create a technology solution in one of our competitions and challenges.
Over the past ten years, more than 1.65 million students from more than 190 countries have participated in the Imagine Cup. When you join the Imagine Cup community, you’ll connect with other whip-smart creatives from all over the world to share ideas, have fun, and be there when the next big thing is unveiled.
Imagine Cup was created to help young people:
Break new ground, solve tough problems facing the world today, and maybe even turn your ideas into a business
Get involved in the next wave of games and applications – the future is in your hands
Learn new technological skills
Test yourself against the brightest students around the world
Make new friends
Win cash, grants, and prize
This year, around 26 European teams will be participating to the WorldWide Finals of the competition, among 29,100 Active Participants, 305 students, 69 represented countries and a Total of 86 Teams: 36 teams for the World Citizenship challenge, 3 for the Windows 8 Challenge, 31 for the Innovation Challenge, 3 for the Windows Azure Challenge, 19 for the Games Challenge and 3 for the Windows Phone Challenge.
Start NOW to warm-up for the European Teams, who have developed solutions or applications that address some of the greatest societal challenges, though the use Windows, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Windows Azure, Visual Studio, .Net and more.
Who will be crowned the victor of Imagine Cup? Watch LIVE here on July 11th or at www.imaginecup.com !
For now, Just Watch the Imagine Cup Kick-off video:
or Watch Matt Smith, the host of the Imagine Cup 2013 Award ceremony.
So, What's next?
Follow the Official Microsoft Imagine Cup Channels:
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