Microsoft announced "Imagine Cup Solve This," a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world's toughest problems.
IGOs, NGOs and nonprofits often encounter difficult challenges while working to address tough global issues such as education and literacy, disaster relief, environmental sustainability, and global healthcare. These organizations recognize that tech solutions can expand the reach of their services and help them more effectively meet the needs of their audiences. Through Imagine Cup Solve This, Microsoft is providing a marketplace of ideas that students can select to create solutions for as part of the annual Imagine Cup competition. In their submissions, participating organizations have asked students to create these solutions:
Microsoft also announced the first round of Imagine Cup finalists from the US. These finalists will compete at the U.S. national finals that'll be held on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Wash., in April.
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