SOLbox provides clean, affordable, and reliable access to energy through its peer-to-peer solar microgrids, an energy exchange platform that empowers users to choose how and when they want to use energy.
epAward 2019 Winners
1st - SOLbox
2nd - Adjustable Prosthetic Pylon
The Adjustable Prosthetic Pylon delivers results on par with expensive composites at a fraction of the cost.
3rd - Avatar Sign Language Interpreters (Avatar)
Avatar uses AI to interpret text and translate it into Sign Language.
Community Prize - GrainMate Grain Moisture Meter
GrainMate – an easy-to-use grain moisture meter – helps farmers detect moisture levels in grains in order to determine if they are dry enough for harvest, storage or sale.
Special WASH Award - SuMeWa|SYSTEM
The SuMeWa|SYSTEM removes impurities from water to provide safe drinking water supply in rural locations.
Finalist - Nilus
Nilus has developed a digital marketplace that connects food producers and retailers with excess food inventory for distribution in low-income communities.
Finalist - WASHKing
Eco-friendly and accessible biodigester toilets that aim to end open defecation and improve poor sanitation issues in low-income urban communities.
Finalist - SABAQ
MUSE is an application that features interactive games, videos, and exercises to increase engagement and improve learning for students in Pakistan.
Finalist - BLUETOWN
At no data cost to the user, BLUETOWN LOCAL CLOUD provides access to digital content and services.
Finalist - Livox
A platform that allows non-verbal people with disabilities to communicate and learn, Livox has helped thousands of people.