In partnership with the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing and including Chinese teams from Tianjin and Zhejiang Universities as well as the Technion, which is the Israel Institute of Technology, the top prize went to EWalking.

The University of Maryland’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship at the Robert H Smith School of Business awarded $10,000 to winners of the 2012 China Business Plan Competition.

In partnership with the Guanghua School of Management at Peking University in Beijing and including Chinese teams from Tianjin and Zhejiang Universities as well as the Technion, which is the Israel Institute of Technology, the top prize went to EWalking.

The plan by a team from Zhejiang University is for an electronic cane designed for the visually impaired which detects and alarms obstacles in three dimensions. The Live-a-betes team from University of Maryland came second with a plan for a educational learning platform for diabetics, pre-diabetics, and caretakers.

Hongbin Cai, dean of Guanghua School of Management, said: "This competition is a key component in fostering awareness of innovation and entrepreneurship and we hope that all participating student teams benefit immensely from this…

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