Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2018

$300,000 in Prizes • Calling Students and Recent Grads  

How can your innovative technology solution solve the world’s most pressing social and environmental problems?

Winners Announced!



Entry Summary: An overview of the problem and solution.
ABOUT 3billion people rely on traditional cookstoves to prepare their food each day. To fuel their hand-made traditional stoves, they burn biomass like firewood inside their homes. This practice harms the families who live in these households and our planet as a whole. Powerstove is the first smokeless clean cookstove with a self-powered cloud-based remote monitoring system for improved cookstoves in rural households. It uses 70% less biomass, cook food 5x faster with a payback period of 3months