Leading edutech companies Koobits and Nervanix win Edtech Awards at Bett Asia Leadership Summit
· The Bett Asia and IDA: EdTech Excellence Awards were presented, as part of the Bett Asia Awards, at the Bett Asia Leadership Summit in Singapore
· Both winners will be given the opportunity to present their innovative solutions at Bett Excel London in 2016
Singapore, Thursday, 19 November 2015 – The 2015 winners of the Bett Asia Awards, which celebrate Asia’s best people and solutions that transform education through technology, were announced yesterday November 18, at the Bett Asia Leadership Summit in Singapore.
Presented by Adrian Lim, Deputy Director, Education Sector, Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), Singapore, and Gordon Payne, Divisional Director of i2i Events Group, the highest award of the afternoon, the Bett Asia and IDA: EdTech Excellence Awards, were awarded to KooBits in the local category and Nervanix in the international category.
Established in 2007, KooBits offers solutions to solve learning challenges faced by children through intuitive digital tools and platforms. Its flagship product, Problem Sums by KooBits, is currently widely adopted in Singapore and licensed in Malaysia and Philippines. Koobits is also looking to expand into Vietnam, Indonesia and Brunei.
As a brain training and neuroscience research company, Nervanix pioneers personalised learning through analytics. Founded in 2015, it uses state-of-the-art electroencephalogram (EEG) technology to measure the attention levels of learners, enabling parental and self-monitoring and ensures that learning processes become more efficient and effective.
The Bett Asia and IDA: EdTech Excellence Award celebrates the most innovative education-technology solutions and companies in Asia. Winners were selected by a prestigious panel of judges. Both winners walked away with an opportunity to present their innovative solutions at the Bett Excel London, taking place from 20-23 January 2016.
The winners of the other award categories for the Bett Asia Awards 2015 were:
· Bett Asia and IDA: EdTech Excellence Award
Nervanix – Winner
KooBits – Winner
· Education Technology Teacher of the Year Award
Mohammad Mohiul Hoque, Principal & Executive Director Naziria Naymia Mahmudia Madrasha, Bangladesh – Winner
- Higher Education Institution Award
Taylor’s University, Malaysia – Winner
- Best Overall Education Technology Project
“Envisaging Strategies in realising Brunei Vision 2035 in regards with Tourism Industry”, Chung Hwa Middle School, Brunei –Winner
“The 2015 BETT Asia winners and finalists honour the top educators and industry innovators who demonstrate excellence in providing solutions and value to the field of education.” said Gordon Payne, Divisional Director of i2i Events. “They share the vision of all of us who seek to leverage on the merits of technology to make a difference in the pursuit of knowledge. We are proud to be able to recognise their efforts and hope to continue spurring more creative minds to make a positive impact on the lives of learners. Congratulations to all who took part on this incredible achievement.”
Over 500 senior education and technology leaders gathered at the Bett Asia Leadership Summit 2015 to recognise the creative solutions of these award winners. The Summit, which took place from 17 – 18 November at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, presented some of the best products and insights in the field of education-technology.
For more information on Bett Asia Leadership Summit, please visit: https://asia.bettshow.com/