2 Greek teams came fourth in the world, at this year’s Educational Robotics Olympiad 26/11/2018
-Significant distinctions for three more teams of the Greek mission in Thailand
-COSMOTE is a steady supporter of educational robotics
Two Greek teams came fourth in the world at the finals of the Educational Robotics Olympiad, which was held this November in Thailand, while also, three more Greek teams claimed significant distinctions. This year’s theme was “Food Matters” and the Greek teams presented their proposals on hydroponics and smart crops, thus, contributing to the Goal of the United Nations to end poverty.
In total, twelve teams participated in the Greek mission, as showcased in the finals of the Educational Robotics Olympiad WRO™ that took place in July in Greece, organized by WRO Hellas along with COSMOTE as a strategic partner.
COSMOTE is supporting educational robotics through actions, aiming to enhance the digital skills and technological orientation of young people as well as, to disseminate the STEM (Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics) educational method to our country.
Teams that excelled in this year's Educational Robotics Olympiad
For yet another year, the robotic constructions of the Greek mission at the Olympiad in Thailand showcased in practice the unlimited possibilities offered by technology and its significant contribution in creating a world better for all.
“Participating the Olympiad, enabled us to present our idea and its implementation to people such as experts, teams, trainers, visitors and businessmen, who considered that we have done an excellent job. It was a life experience. Endless hours of work finally yielded and at the end, we achieved to overcome “the Titans” in this field such as the Japan, India and Korea. Our enthusiasm is simply indescribable!” stated the team “Rest in PC’s” along with the Autonomous robotic who achieved the highest places in the global ranking list, by claiming the fourth place in the world in the Open categories for Junior High School and Senior High School respectively.
The ET-Team was placed among the first 16 teams in the world, competing in the Regular category for Senior High School, which is the most demanding and competitive category of the Educational Robotics Olympiad. In the Robotic Football (WRO Football) category, the “bitbot” team reached the best five of the final global ranking list.
Greece was also distinguished in the pilot category “WeDo Challenge” (Regular) for primary school, where the RoboEinsteins team won the 1st place.
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