Team “5a” from the Fifth Belgrade high school won this year’s Tech Case Study 2020 competition for high school students from all over Serbia, with a goal to test their engineering skills. For the second year in a row, the competition was organised by the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy of the University of Belgrade at the initiative of the Students’ Parliament of the Faculty. Apart from the support of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, this year the competition was also supported by the project IED Serbia and the Embassy of Sweden in Belgrade.
Nine highest-ranked teams competed in the finals held on June 10, 2020 in front of the expert commission. Emphasizing the importance of promoting science, new technologies and environmental protection the finale competition was officially opened by the First Secretary of the Embassy of Sweden, Ms. Ida Reuterswärd, Adviser at the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, Mr. Dragan Satarić and dean of the Faculty, prof. Dr. Petar Uskoković.
Beside the winning team – “5a” from the Fifth Belgrade High school, among the three best ranked teams in the final of the Tech Case Study 2020 competition, were the team “Devetari” from the Ninth Belgrade high school that took the second place, while the third place was taken by students of the Mathematical Grammar School with the team “MG”. The three highest-ranked teams won valuable awards prepared by the Faculty, while all participants received gifts provided by the Embassy of Sweden in Belgrade and the IED Serbia project.
Due to specifics related to the Covid-19 pandemic, the final competition was streamed via social networks, so that the widest audience and general public could follow the competition and vote online for their favorites. You can watch a video of the final competition on the official YouTube channel of the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy of the University of Belgrade.