Translated from Spanish. The team called Interconectados won the first place of the First National Robotics Tournament held last Sunday in Sucre, with the participation of 13 other teams from different parts of the country. The new champions are Brayan Durán Toconas (native of Tupiza-Potosí), Eduardo Vargas...

Five young ladies have been selected to represent Seychelles in the 2018 FIRST Global Challenge which will take place in Mexico City from August 15-18. Sanjeetha Pillay from Independent School, Amy Joubert of Belonie secondary school, Steffie-Anne Monthy of International school, Trishia Labiche of Praslin Vijay...

Fatemah Qaderyan is a guest of the Oslo Freedom Forum, and I meet her in the lobby of the Grand Hotel, in the heart of the Norwegian capital. From the kitchen, she orders French fries. Why not? I ask her, “Do you like McDonald’s?” Yes, she...

First Lady, Sandra Granger yesterday received a cheque for $636,000 from Minister of Education,  Nicolette Henry on behalf of the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Guyana. A release from the Ministry of the Presidency said that this sum, which is the first instalment of a...

Five highly talented high school learners have been selected to represent South Africa at the FIRST Global Challenge. The “SpringBots” come from a very diverse background and bring to the team a wealth of academic knowledge, cultural learning and tremendous team spirit. These learners have a passion...

The Afghan robotic girls team returned home after wrapping up a successful tour in Canada and the US.  “We participated in the competition in New Mexico where we won first position and won a gold medal, in Turkey we also came first,” said Leda Azizi, head...

Three Bhutanese will represent the country at the Global Robotic Olympic this year at Arena Ciudad de México, Mexico City. Fabrication laboratory (FabLab) Bhutan has been inviting entries from young enthusiasts to represent the country at the competition that FIRST Global, a global non-governmental organisation holds...

There was no magic involved when the Wizards.exe [Team USA 2018] came home from Detroit with the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship Inspire Award in hand, along with their robot, which took 10th out of 6,000 teams from around the globe. Eleven Montgomery County teenagers have...

As the day for the First Global Challenge nears, Science Technology Engineer and Mathematics (STEM) Guyana is busy working to build a robot that will “wow” judges at this year’s competition in Mexico. Though the final team of six has not yet been selected, a group...

Young students from around the world will arrive in Mexico City this August to participate in a competition that taps into robotics to tackle global challenges. The inaugural FIRST Global Challenge in 2017 welcomed high-school students from 157 nations; and this year’s event is expected to be...

The mission of the FIRST Global Challenge is to inspire science and technology leadership and innovation in young people from all nations in order to enhance understanding, instill the importance of cooperation, address the world’s most pressing issues, and improve quality of life for all. This...

Pune: A five-member team of Class XII students from the city have been selected to participate in the FIRST Global Robotics Olympics in Mexico later this year. The competition, which has students of various age-groups competing to prove their skills in robotics, came into limelight last...

A group of six girls left their families in Afghanistan and travelled for the first time to Canada in January with a dream and a hope. They were determined to build the best robot they could and compete in a variety of robotic competitions including the...

Even though he first got to interact with his first computer when he joined secondary school in 2013, Lewis Wanyeki, 19, was fascinated with technology. He constantly fiddled with his mother’s mobile phone, curious about how it operated. “I dismantled several of my mother’s mobile phones...

Translated from French. Winners at an international competition in Washington, young Malians passionate about robotics are putting their talents to work in a new, brand-new center. Student at the National School of Engineering, Abdoulaziz experiments with electronic fragments in his room ...

In a statement, First Global’s partner, Impact Hub Harare director, Tadzoka Pswarayi, said the money was needed to cover costs of their robot kit, the team’s travel to the competition, training, food and lodging and uniforms among other requirements. “The chance to participate in this competition...

Burmese nerds hope to attract more talent with the promise of winning gold. WITH recurrent power cuts, limited wifi and poor infrastructures, Myanmar is often regarded as a rather weak country when it comes to technological prowess. Most people struggle installing basic apps on their smartphones,...

While at Harvard, she launched and led the first Zambian robotic team at the FIRST Global, which organises a yearly international robotics challenge to ignite a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). She first heard about the Pan-African Robotics Challenge while channel surfing in...

Sara Narimene Boukais discovered last summer that she can change the world. As a member of Algeria’s first-ever robotics team, the 18-year-old spent months designing a machine that can clean polluted water—or, at least, clear a replica of a river littered with colored plastic balls. Sara had...

  Alejandra is a 17-year-old teenager with a great passion for learning. Originally from Acahualinca, one of the communities with highest social risk in Managua. The everydayness of her life experienced a complete turnaround when she was given the opportunity to apply for a scholarship for...

The inadugural zambian robotics team entered FIRST Global, a competition that pits 163 national teams against each other. Last year's theme was clean water. Each group is sent a basic kit and guide, and then it's up to them to create and program the machine. -->...

Dean Kamen started his career as a medical inventor on accident. When he was young, Kamen's older brother, an MD Ph.D. candidate, was working in pediatric oncology. "He’d come home on weekends, frustrated," Kamen said on stage at the Forbes Under 30 Summit. "You have a two-pound baby you’re...

COLONIA, Yap (Habele) — Students on Micronesia’s famously traditional island of stone money have begun to design and assemble hi-tech programmable robots. Robotics clubs at five high schools in Yap received VEX Classroom and Competition kits earlier this month, kicking off expansion of the popular Yap...

South Australian students Michael Brady, Bowen Hawkey, Samuel Moloney, Luke Voigt and Nathan Axford represented Team Oceania and competed against students from more than 160 nations to win the award. The Gold Einstein Award acknowledged the team for having the best robot and the best game...

The Afghan girls robotics team were warmly welcomed in an international event in Amsterdam in the Netherlands on Thursday. Researchers, scientists and inventors from 100 countries attended the two-day event. The robotics team displayed their robot at the event. Fatima Qaderyan, member of the robotics team, made an...

The group of students from the Beau Vallon secondary school known as Team Seychelles who took part in the First Global Challenge Robotic Competition held last month in Washington, USA, have been honoured. This was through a reception held on Friday evening at the Savoy Resort...

Translated from Indonesian. Technological developments helped bring the achievements of Indonesia's young generation. One of them is shown through Wo-Wi, an innovative robot made by Madrasah Aliyah (MA) students Technonatura, Depok, West Java. Unmitigated, this robot won the second winner in the International First Global Challenge Olympic...

Translated from Spanish. For the first time, people of all ages who have a hobby of robotics, can be part of the international tournament Robot Games Challenge Pacific. The activity organized by the club Robota of the Polytechnic School of the Coast (Espol) will be held...

“Everybody here is working together, loaning each other batteries, tools, helping each other fix programming issues to lift each other up,” Participant, First Global Challenge 2017. Imagine a world that is not divided by politics, hatred and war…. a world where every nation helps its neighbors,...

Translated from Burmese. Robotic technology in the world in many developed countries has been widely used for many years, but in a developing country like Burma, they are just getting started to study opportunities. This technology to study the current situation in Burma, Regarding the outlook,...

Seven teenagers from Collyer’s Sixth Form College travelled to Washington DC in the summer to represent the United Kingdom at FIRST Global, an international robotics Olympiad. In May, the Collyer’s Robotics team made county headlines by coming third in the UK Student Robotics competition – the...

HIS Royal Highness Prince (Dr) Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah ibni His Majesty Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Mu’izzaddin Waddaulah, the Crown Prince and Senior Minister at the Prime Minister’s Office and Pro-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB), yesterday officiated at UTB’s 4th Convocation Festival 2017. Upon arrival at...

Three ICT students at the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (Mcast) took part in the first Global Robotics Challenge which was held in Washington DC, United States. The Maltese team, composed of Patrick Brejza, Clive Tonna and Andrea Abela, performed very well in the...

Electrical innovator Amos Vandy and Computer Programmer Daniel McWilliams have received a $1,000 USD from Bishop Abu of the Flaming Evangelical Ministries (FEM) to help them with their scholarship to study abroad. The two are part of a team that represented Sierra Leone at the...

“You are the first generation in human history that can end extreme poverty in the world. And from what I saw of these robots, I know you can do it.” — President World Bank, Jim Yong Kim, at the #FGC2017 Award and Closing Ceremony. Amajor international...

Translated from Spanish. Mexico was represented by a team made up of students from the Universidad Panamericana (UP), Jorge Ochoa, Guillermo Campos, Antonio Dávila, Alonso García, Eduardo Martínez, Héctor Carrillo, Gerardo Ascencio, and the Preparatory Institute of the Technological Institute of Monterrey Superior Studies (ITESM), San...

Translated from Icelandic. The president welcomes representatives of Iceland in the FIRST Global Robotics Competition. It was held in Washington in the US in July. Iceland's team came to Berlín with teachers in programming for robots and other escorts. The robot itself helped and showed the...

PARAMARIBO - The Suriname Robotics Team, consisting of Shayant (18), Ayan(16) and Ivana (16), was received in audience by the Vice President of the Republic of Suriname H.E. Mr. Ashwin Adhin on August 17, 2017. The meeting identified a greater incorporation of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics --...

Zimbabwean robotics team was ranked at 56 out 163 nations at the annual robotics competition that took place in Washington DC, United States from the 16th to the 18th this month.. The robotics team participants are between the ages of 15 to 18 drawn from various...

Washington, D.C. –  In its first-ever appearance at the FIRST Global Robotics Competition, a group of three students from the federation, accompanied by Dr. Ricardo Neil, placed 36th out of 163 nations in a three-day competition from July 14-17. Jermelia Henry, Zhavier Shaw and Jervik Lapsley...

Translated from French. The first "Al-Khwarizmi Award", awarded to the team that contributed most to the progress of the competition, and the second "Albert Einstein Award for Outstanding Supporter", awarded to the teams that produced the most powerful robots, were both awarded to the Tunisian team. This...

A team of seven students, who represented Nigeria in the maiden edition of the FIRST Global Robotics Olympiad (GRO) in Washington DC, U.S, have been commended for their impressive performance. The team came third out of 41 African countries that participated in the competition and ranked...

YANGON — A team of Myanmar engineering students who landed a top 10 ranking at the world’s first international robotics competition hope their achievement will inspire young people to practise science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in order to improve the country. The team finished six...

Three students from Yap State proudly represented the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) at an international high school robotics competition this July in Washington DC. Natasha Loochaz, John Steven Gilinug, and Francis Yarofalyango, comprised Team Micronesia, and joined students from over 150 other nations at the...

BEAVERCREEK — Seven High School students from Honduras participated in the FIRST Global Robotics Competition in Washington, D.C., with the help of Dayton-based nonprofit Shoulder to Shoulder. Shoulder to Shoulder’s 27-year mission has been to help bring sustainable health, nutrition and education services to the people of...

High school student Chhoeut Chanthy had never before seen a robot, let alone built one that operated on code she had written. But that all changed a few months ago when Ms Chanthy and five classmates in Siem Reap province became the first Cambodian team to...

THE Bits ‘N’ Bytes Company yesterday hosted an appreciation ceremony for sponsors of Team Brunei who attended the inaugural First Global Challenge 2017 which was held in July in Washington DC, the United States of America. The event took place yesterday at Lecture Hall 2...

One team with one month and one robotics kit proudly represented Bermuda at the FIRST Global 2017 Robotics competition last week. Despite the relatively short time to prepare, they beat the US, Canada, Russia and Britain to finish 59th out of 163 and were the top...

Translated from Spanish. With a robot to take care of water quality, young sucrenses Fabián Malpartida, Alejandro Núñez, Luis Fernández and Susan Terán set a record for Bolivia in the First Global Challenge, which took place in the USA. The national team was fifth in South...

Translated from Romanian. More than 150 teams from all over the world participate in the Olympics. At the most important robotics competition in the world, about 1,000 children are enrolled. The Romanian team consists of: Alexandru Florescu, Daha Andrei, Preda Andrei, Rares Badici, Oliver Szavuj, Alexandra Pacuraru,...

This past week, I, along with eight other members of STEM Guyana’s robotics team, had the pleasure of participating in the FIRST Global Challenge 2017. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in the US in 1989 to inspire young people’s...

Translated from French. With seven young high school students between the ages of 15 and 18, the First Skills Club has just won two gold and silver medals at the 2018 Global Robotics Challenge, held July 16-18 in Washington-USA . Representing the Tunisian national team in the...

Translated from Spanish. Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua participated in the robot olympics promoted by First Global, an initiative to motivate youth to use and enjoy science and technology. Youth from 157 countries participated in the First Global Challenge, the world's first robotic olympic, in Washington DC, USA. The...

The students Andrea Terán, Luis Fernando Orta and Luis Gerardo Ramos of PrepaTec of San Luis Potosí were winners when they obtained the bronze in the First Global First Challenge Robotics Olympic Games, held in Washington, USA. "It has been an honor to get this recognition,...

Translated from Spanish. A few months ago, I saw a beautiful movie, "Spare Parts" (2015, "The Robot Life"). The story revolves around a high school teacher who, tempted by a large technology company, receives a juicy job offer. Four Hispanic students in irregular migration situation appear,...

THREE pupils of Presentation College, Chaguanas, placed 16th out of a field of 163 at the inaugural FIRST Global International High School Robotics Challenge in Washington D.C. on Tuesday. The team comprised of Form Five pupils Avidesh Marajh (team representative and programmer), Fahad Hosein (team captain...

Translated from Spanish. Brilliant young high school students in 153 countries came to Washington, DC, with their gleaming newly assembled robots and after long trips, to star in the most incredible, fantastic and wonderful competition of its kind that takes place worldwide. For three days from Sunday...

Translated from French. Motivation and loyalty, Seven young high-school students from Sfax and the First Skills Club took the plane to the United States to defend the Tunisian flag at the Global Robotics Challenge organized by FIRST Global from 16 to 18 July in Washington Considered the...

Translated from French. The Malagasy team managed to rise to third place of the podium in an international competition of robotics in the United States. On the podium. Madagascar has once again shone with his young skills on the international stage. The Malagasy team brought up the...

  The all-girl robotics team from Afghanistan that was initially denied entry to the United States for an international competition is taking home the silver medal. Fittingly, they received a the accolade for "courageous achievement" at the FIRST Global Challenge, an international robotics competition where teams were...

Dar es Salaam — The Deputy Minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training Stella Manyanya on Tuesday handed the national flag and bid farewell to seven Tanzanian students who are going to participate in International Robotic Challenge in USA. The annual challenge, organised by US...

Young Georgian inventors will travel to Washington to participate in International Robotics Olympiad ”First Global” supported by TBC Bank. The International competition will be held on July 16-18 for the first time. Participants will represent more than 160 countries. Teams are composed by 15-18 years old,...

Six learners have been chosen to represent South Africa at the First Global Challenge: Robotics Olympics in Washington DC in July. Mentor and coach Johan Benade put together a team to participate in the inaugural challenge. The team is called Mighty Minds South Africa. Mikhaeel Reddy, Barbara Moagi...

MUMBAI: Later this month, seven students from Mumbai schools will represent India at an Olympic-style robotics challenge to find solutions to provide access to clean water. Students of Jamnabai Narsee International School, Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Oberoi International School and Ecole Mondiale World School, have been...

Translated from Spanish. The event, which will bring together 160 countries to participate in the first robotic world olympic called First Global Challenge in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Constitution Hall, Washington D.C., will be held from July 16 to 18. This year's "H2O FLOW"...

The competition is being held in Washington DC, USA, from 16-18 July, with one team invited from each country in the world. More than 160 nations have confirmed their attendance. St Lucia’s team is made up of three A-level students: Shergaun Roserie, Reshul Narhari, Keeghan Patrick. Loewenvell Polius,...

(SHERBROOKE) The robotics team at the Séminaire de Sherbrooke will fly to Washington soon to take part in the first edition of First Global. The Sherbrooke team is the only Canadian team to participate in the International Robotics Olympiad, which will bring together 176 teams...

Translated from Spanish. Asunción - Five young people from Los Laureles College (CEL) are preparing to attend the First Global First Robotics Olympics, scheduled to begin July 13 in Washington DC. They are José Zeissig, Eliana González, Sebastián Santacruz, Maxi Vuyx and Alejandro Molinas, all between...

Translated from Albanian. Kosovar high school students Elita Hajrizi, Liburn Bajraktari, Flokart Pajaziti, Gezim Morina and Rigon Statovci, under the mentorship of UBT Rector, Edmond Hajrizi, will be representatives of Kosovo in the largest international competition in the field of robotics , FIRST Global Challenge, to...

THREE students will build a robot in a contest against high school teams from 160 countries in Washington DC next month. The Grace Lutheran College Rothwell students Sarah Lockyer from Bracken Ridge, Daniel McGowan from North Lakes and Zac Manoiloff from Woody Point will compete to...

Recently, Team RUKUBOT held a meeting with parents and guardians of all team members. The main objective of the meeting was to share our feelings regarding the project. All Team RUKUBOT members were present along their parents, team mentor and other caretakers of the team....

A young and talented group from the Holy Rosary Roman Catholic Church yesterday won first place at Guyana’s inaugural robot and technology exhibition. Held at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue, the exhibition was facilitated by STEMGuyana, which will also enable a local team’s participation...

A team of local students is preparing to represent Bermuda at the inaugural First Global robotics competition. The all-female team of five Bermuda High School students will battle it out Olympics-style against 163 other teams from around the world in Washington DC next month. The girls have...

THE nine-member team representing Guyana at the inaugural Robot Olympics next month in Washington D.C. is currently perfecting the robot they have to build for the event and building the overall team capacity. The team consists of: 15-19 year old participants: Ryan Benschop, Anthony Frank, Arianna...

Translated from Dutch. PARAMARIBO - 16-year-old Ivana Codrington (16), Ayan Jhagroe (16), 18-year-old Shayant Sital and mentor Daniel Lachman will represent Surinam from 16 to 18 July during the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge in Washington. The team will prove with a self-propelled robot to successfully address...

Translated from Dutch. Ivana Codrington (16), Ayan Jhagroe (16), Shayant Sital (18) will participate on behalf of Suriname at the inaugural FIRST Global Challenge, held in Washington D.C., America from 16 to 18 July 2017. Daniel Lachman (technical team mentor) goes along as their supervisor. Suriname...

Translated from Portuguese. The Portuguese Team is from the Dr. Serafim Leite School Group, from S. João da Madeira. They are Reuben, Rui, Raul and João are the team that will represent Portugal in this world mission. The First Global Challenge is an international robotics event with...

Translated from Catalan. The team RoboCaspers, consisting of four Catalonian teenagers, has been selected to represent Spain in FIRST Global, a robotics competition that will gather youth from 160 countries to overcome a series of challenges based on facilitating access to the potable water. This is not the...

TEAM Woodford International School (WIS) will represent Solomon Islands in the United States in the field of competitive robotic building next month. The team of four dedicated science and technology WIS students, under the guidance of school mentor, Rakesh Pandey, are gearing up for the FIRST...

Translated from Ukrainian. The Ukrainian team is sent to the world's first Olympic competition in robotics. The team from Kiev is young people 15-16 years old. To participate in competitions, they designed a robot, which will be presented at the competitions in Washington. The head of international...

A group of Guyanese are set to participate in the inaugural Robot Olympics slated for July in Washington, District of Colombia (DC), USA. Last week, First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger met the group of young participants and informed them that the Ministry of Education and other organizations...

Translated from Maltese. MCAST students attending college have been selected to jipprateċipaw in the first competition of its kind; Olympics-the International Robot Competition. Such as along with 160 nationwide, including 40 nation of Europe, will be competing in Washington DC between 16 and 20 July. Students, Patrick...

The inaugural FIRST Global challenge will be held 16-18 July 2017 in Washington, DC (on the grounds of the Constitutional Hall). The challenge is organized as Olympic competition among the teams from more than 160 countries. The national teams will be composed of high school-age...

Translated from Hungarian. https://youtu.be/hns3HmQAUPE We went to the Fazekas Secondary School in Budapest and made a really special unboxing video with the home team of First Global's robotic competition. As a stairway to LEGO tournaments, only in America, this year, the teams have been invited from many...

COLONIA, Yap (Press Release) — Elaborate cultural dances and seafaring canoes have made the Micronesian Islands of Yap famous, but this month it was the ultra-advanced Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math skills of local students on display. An annual competition and exhibition organized by Yap Catholic High...

Translated from Spanish. Five young people from the San Francisco Educational Center of the Acahualinca neighborhood of Managua will represent Nicaragua in the first Robotics Olympics of the First Global organization based in Washington D.C., USA. Víctor Gutiérrez, Gloria Jarquín, Alejandra Mercado, Ana María Zeledón and Engell...

Translated from Spanish. 160 national and 5 continental teams of high school students will participate in these olympics in Washington, D.C. in July. Ellas.mx - Despite the increase of women in careers related to politics, humanities, economics and the arts, women continue to be segregated in the fields...

Three girls, members of SMART Sistas, will represent Vanuatu at the inaugural FIRST Global challenge to be held from 16-18 July, 2017 in Washington DC, USA. Each country will be represented by its chosen national team, which will compete with its self-assembled robot within constantly changing cooperative...

A group secondary school student drawn from public and private schools are now ready to represent Nigeria at the First Global Robot Olympic Challenges alongside 149 youths from other nations of the world. Founded by philanthropic inventor Dean Kamen to inspire a passion for science and...

Nigeria’s First Global Robot Challenges National Coordinator, Mrs. Remi Willoughby, has said the development of soft skills will help the government to tackle youth unemployment and its associated challenge of increasing crime rates in the country. Speaking in Lagos during a media event to unveil the...

Translated from Spanish. With the aim of boosting the talent of our young people worldwide, Ricardo Salinas through the Azteca Foundation, sponsors the National Team that will compete in the FIRST World Robotics Olympics at the secondary level and where more than 155 countries will participate. To give...

When was the last time you heard about the Yap Robotics team? The Yap Robotics team you say? The only thing we know about Yap is stone money, manta rays and grass skirts! Au contraire. The Habele Outer Island Education Fund is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 nonprofit, started...