Student teams from the School of Software of Yunnan University (YNU) won one national first prize, one national second prize, and five national third prizes at the 11th Service Outsourcing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Chinese College Students, which concluded on Aug 28.
The competition was held by the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Commerce, and the People's Government of Wuxi, Jiangsu province. With registration starting in November 2019, the competition lasted nearly half a year from the preliminary rounds and regional competitions to the finals. It attracted a total of 6,417 teams from 651 domestic universities.
Artificial intelligence-based visual recognition technology by Team DayDayup, which was guided by Associate Professor Liu Jinzhuo from the School of Software of YNU, won the national first prize for its efficient and reliable solutions for enterprise safety production through the combination of high-performance frameworks and artificial intelligence technology.
This was the first time that the software school of YNU won a national first prize in a high-level technology competition. Its total of seven national awards also set a record for the school's best performance in its 11 years of participating in the competition.
In the future, the software school will continue to improve its innovation and entrepreneurship cultivation incubation system and incentive system. It will also create a good atmosphere for academic technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship throughout the university, guiding young students to strengthen their entrepreneurial awareness, enhance their entrepreneurial capabilities, as well as participate in entrepreneurial practice.
Team members of DayDayup, the YNU team that won first prize in the 11th Service Outsourcing Innovation and Entrepreneurship Competition for Chinese College Students, pose for a group photo. [Photo/ynu.edu.cn]