Where are they now

The stories of past winners

Adam Noble from Canada

Adam Noble work with nanosilver

He works on an algae-based wastewater treatment system to recover nanosilver, for which he won major awards as a member of Team Canada-ISEF 2012 and at the 2012 Euopean Union Contest for Young Scientists (EUCYS)
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Martina Hafner from Austria

Second Prize, 2007, Valencia (ES)

"I chose this topic because I was interested in chemistry and I wanted to make something useful – not something that just ends up as a dust trap!"

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Eva Černohorská from the Czech Republic

Third Prize, 2007, Valencia (ES)

"The relation between pure algebra and geometry is the most beautiful thing in mathematics I have ever encountered."

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David Ricardo Serrano Gonçalves Sobral from Portugal

Participant in 2004, Dublin (IE)

"The Contest gave me unique opportunities to develop and practise crucial presentation skills."

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Abdusalam Abubakar from Ireland

First Prize, 2007, Valencia (ES)

"My former teacher is an inspirational person and I would like to emulate him in some way."

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Dalia Bartkevičiūtė from Lithuania

European Patent Office Special Prize, 2011, Helsinki (FI)

"If I have ideas, I have to make them come true!"

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Laurynas Pliuškys from Lithuania

Third Prize, 2004, Dublin (IE)

"Never stop believing in what you do and always remain a dreamer – because dreams do come true."

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Eriks Zaharans from Latvia

Third Prize, 2008, Copenhagen (DK)

"The contest was inspiring. It was like a push."

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Justyna Słowiak from Poland

Second Prize, 2010, Lisbon (PT)

"The Contest was one of the most amazing and unforgettable moments of my life."

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Bedřich Said from the Czech Republic

Institute for Protection and Security of the Citizen Special Award, 2011, Helsinki (FI)

"I collaborated with rescue forces, and I am now testing the functions for taking photos and mapping critical areas that need monitoring." More >  PDF icon 715 KB

Lina Tomasella from Italy

First Prize, 1989, Brussels (BE)

"I would say to anyone entering the competition that this is the start of a beautiful adventure in the world of science."

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