ETH Zurich & ZHAW-Team: Runner-up at Int. Contest in Sendai

ETH Zurich & ZHAW-Team: Runner-up at International Contest in Sendai

The 5th International Contest of Applications in Nano-Micro Technologies (iCAN) was held at Tohoku University (Sendai, Japan) along with the local Science Day.

ETH Zurich and ZHAW Zurich & Winterthur

ETH Zurich and ZHAW Zurich & Winterthur

The Swiss team consisting of Marie Francine Lagadec from ETH Zürich, as well as Alexandre Lagadec, Cyril Roth and Daniel Strässler from ZHAW Zürich and Winterthur, presented “データの宅急便” (Dēta no Takkyūbin – Data Delivery Service) – a universal post-disaster monitoring system using sensor node deployment and data collection in inaccessible areas by means of quadcopters as well as short-range communication between sensor nodes and an airborne platform.

More than 7’000 visitors joined the final day ceremony, where among the 23 teams that had joined from 10 countries, the Swiss team was awarded the second prize for their project! Congratulations!!

7000+ visitors during the final day showed great interest in the Swiss project

7000+ visitors during the final day showed great interest in the Swiss project!

(Text: Marie Francine Lagadec & S&T Office Tokyo)

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