Running over a non stop 48 hours the Australian French Entrepreneurship challenge (AFEC) started with enthusiasm energy and much potential. It ended with red eyes, rumpled looking students but some very marketable ideas. Which was the idea. Combing PHD students with private sector mentors in a hack style event student teams were challenged to come up with an innovation in one weekend. The main judging criterion of course being market viability.
This video was produced in the same 48 hours and was shown at the end of the event