Announcement of Finalists of the TIC Americas 2014
The Young Americas Business Trust (YABT), PepsiCo and the General Secretariat of the Organization of American States (OAS) are pleased to announce the 24 finalist teams that will take part in the Finals of the VIII TIC Americas in its four categories:
- Innovación Económica,
- Innovación Social,
- TIC Paraguay.
The celebration of the finals of TIC Americas will take place on June 1-2 in Asuncion, Paraguay within the framework of the 44th General Assembly of the OAS.
YABT recognizes and appreciates the financial, institutional and human support provided by its partners, colleagues and sponsors. We thank our sponsors for its unconditional support: PepsiCo Bebidas América Latina, Central America Bottling Corporation, Visión Banco, the Chamber of Commerce of Bogota, the General Secretariat of the OAS, the Executive Secretariat for Integral Development (SEDI/OAS), and the Government of Paraguay.
CONGRATULATIONS to each and every young entrepreneur who completed its application and extends an invitation to all of them to continue working with YABT and its partners for further opportunities on the development of their business ideas and projects; stay tuned for the TIC Americas 2015!
YABT acknowledges and is grateful for the participation of our local partners in Paraguay to make TIC Americas a reality.
Finally, we would like to emphasize the admirable work done by all judges and international experts during the entire evaluation process.
We congratulate the 24 teams from 16 countries for been chosen as finalists after a competitive selection process that involved more than 300 international experts and 5,000 young people from 39 countries.
Please find TIC Americas Finalists below, listed in alphabetical order:
Finalists of Social and Economic Innovation Categories
|Colorblind Design||Dominican Republic|
|Notezilla||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Orquídea in Vitro||Mexico|
|Producción y Comercialización de Helados Naturales para Diabético||Peru|
|Proyecto Gerontovida||Costa Rica|
Finalists of Eco-Challenge Category
|Establisment of a Honey||Haiti|
|GardenEs from Garbage||El Salvador|
|Grace Farm School||Trinidad and Tobago|
|Héroes del Ambiente||Honduras|
|Tambran by Tamara||Grenada|
Finalists of TIC Paraguay
|Amo mi País, Cuido mi País||San Bernardino|
|Eco Huerta Sostenible||Asunción|
|FOS Rico, saludable y ecológico||Yataity del Norte|
|Oga Katupyry||Coronel Oviedo|
For more information on TIC Americas Finals, Expo and Awards Ceremony, please find the preliminary agenda here.