Forwarded from board email:
I’m emailing with details of a new competition that I think would be of
interest to your members.
Software company AdaCore has just launched the 2017 Make with Ada
http://www.makewithada.org/ programming competition, which offers over
€8,000 in total prizes.
Make with Ada is looking for individuals and small teams to develop
open, inventive, reliable and collaborative embedded software projects,
using the Ada or SPARK programming languages.
Open to all enthusiasts, entrants can create any type of project they
want, with potential examples including robots, drones or Internet of
Things devices. 2016 winners included a mapping robot, Bluetooth beacon
and a model autonomous car.
There is plenty of information on the competition, and how to develop in
the standardised Ada language, including tutorials, on the Make with Ada
website http://www.makewithada.org/, http://www.makewithada.org/ along
with examples of previous projects. Entrants can also register on the
The winning project (which can be created by a team or an individual)
will win 5000 euros, with second and third prizes of 2000 and 1000 euros
respectively. The competition has just opened and runs until 15
September 2017. There is no entry fee.
I’d be grateful if you could share the news of this competition with
If you’d like more information or a poster detailing the initiative
don’t hesitate to drop me a line or visit the website.
Thanks in advance
M: +44 7976 535147