Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Team Oryx to represent GCC at the HIC 7 international final in Düsseldorf  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN Press - 04/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN Press)

Team Oryx to represent GCC at the HIC 7 international final in Dsseldor



Innovation 2050: A peep into futuristic world of beauty with the digital crea



Dubai “ Team Oryx has been declared the winner of the GCC semi-final of Henkel's student competition “ the Henkel Innovation Challenge 7. Sudan national Sarah Mustafa and Mauritian national Jaasim Polin, representing the Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar were adjudged the winners by the jury over with their innovative idea -- AOK Allure-Digital Beauty Cream



The team will therefore be representing the GCC at the international finals, to be held in Dsseldorf, Germany between March 31 and April 3, 2014. In Dsseldorf, they will meet the best teams from the other 29 countries participating in the Henkel Innovation Challenge



Team Oryx presented their winning idea at the HIC 7 GCC semi-final recently which brought together 9 teams. Following the motto “ 'Create. Learn. Grow.' “ the task for the participants in the GCC semi-final of the Henkel Innovation Challenge was to develop a concept for an innovative product or technology for one of Henkel's business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care or Adhesive Technologies



18 students from numerous universities in UAE, KSA and Qatar registered their innovative ideas in teams of two. A jury consisting of Henkel-managers from different business divisions evaluated the ideas and presentations. Team Oryx of Sarah Mustafa and Jaasim Polin will be accompanied to the international final in Dusseldorf by Ramy Bermawy, General Manager, Beauty Care -GCC at Henkel



The innovative concept - AOK Allure-Digital Beauty Cream “ presented by Team Oryx presents a futuristic look into the world of beauty with the revolutionary product. Explaining about the product, Sarah and Jaasim said: "It is the world's first programmable beauty product. This cream is made of living proteins with digital data stored in them. It is controlled by people with the help of special software on a computer. The cream will be able to reproduce a 3D model of the face of the user and display it on an external device. The users will be able to make retouching on their face such as changing shades, colour, hiding pimples, improving glow, radiance and curves on the face.




The GCC winning team is overjoyed with the success and excited about what is going to happen next. They have booked their ticket for the international final in Dsseldorf. The top three winning teams from the international final will meet the Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted and will receive an additional prize: while the winning team will get an around-the-world ticket worth 10,000 euros, the second place will be awarded 4,000 euros and the third place 2,000 euros



For further information on the international competition please visit www.henkelchallenge.com or the Facebook page at www.facebook.com/henkelchallenge. Videos from previous years can be found on YouTube



Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas:

Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 47,000 people and reported sales of 16,510 million euros and adjusted operating profit of 2,335 million euros in fiscal 2012. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX



Further information on recruitment and careers at Henkel can be found at www.henkel.com/careers

Photo material and further information are available at www.henkel.com/press and www.henkelchallenge.com







About Henkel
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs about 47,000 people and reported sales of 16,510 million euros and adjusted operating profit of 2,335 million euros in fiscal 2012. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.

 


MENAFN Press




  MENA News Headlines
 Feb 10 2016 - Turkish PM warns Russia by recalling Soviet invasion of AfghanistanThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) Prime MinisterAhmet Davutoluhas warnedRussiaover the possible consequences of its moves in neighboring Syria suggesting they might be about to become mired in ...

 Feb 10 2016 - EU Calls on Israel to Stop Home Demolitions Settlement ExpansionThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) The European Union on Saturday called on Israel to stop demolishing Palestinian homes in the occupied West Bank and reiterated “the EU’s firm ...

 Feb 10 2016 - Swiss discuss humanitarian issues with Assad regimeThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) For three years Switzerland has been dealing directly with the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad concerning the humanitarian situation in the war-ravaged ...

 Feb 10 2016 - Turkey- Experts rule out impending Israeli onslaught on GazaThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) Many Palestinian political analysts have ruled out that Israel is likely to launch a new war on the Gaza Strip due to what they described by "political ...

 Feb 10 2016 - UK underestimates number of young deported to war zonesThe Journal Of Turkish Weekly
(MENAFN - The Journal Of Turkish Weekly) More than 2700 young asylum seekers were deported from the U.K. to the war-torn countries they left as children in recent years according to revised figures ...

 Feb 10 2016 - UAE- WorldGovSummit Mohammed bin Rashid receives mayors and representatives of participating Arab and Foreign citiesEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI 10th February 2016 (WAM) -- Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today received at ...

 Feb 10 2016 - Swiss Tourism reviews co operation with travel and tourism sector in Abu DhabiEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) ABU DHABI 10th February 2016 (WAM)Swiss Tourism in the Gulf Cooperation Council GCC has held a workshop at the St. Regis Hotel Abu Dhabi to meet with travel ...

 Feb 10 2016 - UAE- WorldGovSummit DEWA wins best m Government Award in environment category at World Government SummitEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI 10th February 2016 (WAM) -- Dubai Electricity and Water Authority DEWA has won the Best m-Government Service Award in the environment category which ...

 Feb 10 2016 - UAE- EAU receives NQA Qualifications RecognitionEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) DUBAI 10th February 2016 (WAM) -- Emirates Aviation University EAU has received recognition of its qualifications from the National Qualifications Authority ...

 Feb 10 2016 - UAE- Knowledge Without Borders to launch a new cultural initiative next MondayEmirates News Agency (WAM)
(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM)) SHARJAH 10th February 2016 (WAM) -- Knowledge Without Borders KWB will announce next Monday the launch of a new cultural initiative in line with 2016 being ...

more...


 






Google

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help