A team of seven University of Azuay (UDA) students is headed for California (U.S.) to compete for top honors with an invention that purifies water with sound waves. The Hult Prize is awarded annually for products ideas that improve the lives of people in poor countries. Winners of the competition will be announced March 9 and 10 in San Francisco. The team won first place at UDA and came in second in Ecuador in the first two rounds of the competition. Sponsored by the Hult International Business School in San Francisco, London, New York and Dubai, the Hult competition aims…
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