SimGas Selected as Finalist, Will Compete at ISHOW Kenya

Published Apr. 23, 2018

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Congratulations to everyone at SimGas! Their hard work has led to being selected as a finalist for the ASME Innovation Showcase (ISHOW) Kenya 2018.

The ASME Innovation Showcase is a global competition for hardware-led ventures. They focus on the design & engineering journey of taking physical products to market. They care about “social innovation,” that is, solving social and environmental issues through enterprise. They believe a focus on users and customers ensures sustainable and scalable solutions. They are a global network of engineers, makers, dreamers, designers, investors and entrepreneurs.

Participants will receive feedback on their idea, access to industry best practice and contact with a global community of engineering experts. 30 finalists will pitch to the judges in person (ASME will provide travel grants towards the cost of travel) and will receive product exposure, advice and technical insights. 9 innovators will win a share of $500k in prizes - including an extensive design and engineering review by a panel of experts. Winners become part of the ISHOW alumni network, a global community of hardware innovators with exclusive access to experts and resources.

For more information, and to read about the other competitors, visit the ISHOW Kenya 2018 finalists web page

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