EIN News/ -- Ramsey, NJ, March 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) announces its first time participating in the International University Contest which has been running for three years with Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe. This global contest allows students to compete nationally to create or improve their campus technology.  The winners of the national contest will go on to compete with their international peers from a multitude of countries. 

To win on the national level, students must present the most innovative and impressive proposal for updates to their current college or university workflow. Students will be judged on how beneficial their proposal is for their institution and how achievable it would be to accomplish.  Lastly, they’re judged on the originality and creativity of the idea. 

“Konica Minolta hopes to bridge the gap between learning and real world experience, and our hope is that this contest paves the way to do so for the students involved, ” says Stephanie Keer, National Education and Government Practice Manager.

The American finalists will spend the weekend touring San Francisco and visit the Digital Workplace Business Unit in Foster City, CA.  And the prize for the winning national team is a trip to Amsterdam during the September 2020 International Awards Ceremony!  Finally, those international winners will receive a trip to New York in combination with a visit to the Konica Minolta Headquarters in New Jersey. 

The company is excited to be able to participate this year and offer the opportunity to national university and college students.  Allowing students to analyze the way things currently operate at their schools opens their eyes to how their ideas can shape the environment around them.  For more information and to enter the contest, please click here.   

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future™ (www.reshapework.com) with its expansive smart office product portfolio from IT Services (All Covered), ECM, Managed Print Services and industrial and commercial print solutions. Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for 11 consecutive years, and is proud to be ranked on the Forbes 2017 America's Best Employers list. The World Technology Awards recently named the company a finalist in the IT Software category. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for six consecutive years. It partners with its clients to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit: www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

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