LONDON and RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, November 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudi Arabia's MiSK Foundation today announces a new tech invention by Team Limitless, claiming to be the 'LinkedIn' of blood bank donation, as first prize at the first-ever UK/Saudi 'Medical Internet Of Things' Hackathon. The event took place from 25-27 November in London and Riyadh, and concluded today. The winning idea which is designed to revolutionise blood bank donation by connecting data profiles was dreamed up by Team Limitless of Saudi Arabia, comprising a mixed team of eight individuals aged 21-31 years. The winning team will now receive an investment of $100k and professional mentoring to start up their venture and take their idea to proof of concept stage. Team Limitless comprises: Tareq Sangorah; Salman Alarifi; Monira Alhasan; Ibrahim Khalifa; Mazen Rukayni; Ahmed Isam; Faten Bader; and Riham Alobeidan. Commenting on their win, Tareq Sangorah said: "We're ecstatic and can hardly believe it. It's brilliant to win, but it's also been an amazing experience working collaboratively across two countries in this way and is such a life-changing opportunity for all of us. "We're all passionate about this idea which will revolutionise the current channel inefficiencies in blood donation - and we can't wait to take it to the next level to make a real difference and meet this need." Hundreds of 18-32 year olds took part in the 48 hour hackathon in London and Riyadh, joined together by live broadcast satellite. Cross-cultural teams collaborated to compete for investment in their health tech invention, awarded by an expert dual-nation judging panel. Judges included representatives from the British Council, international network HealthTech Women, Microsoft, Cisco, and a Professor and Robotics Surgeon at King Khaled Hospital, Riyadh. Comments His Excellency, Dr. Tawfiq Al Rabiah, Minister of Health, Saudi Arabia: "This is the first time I've ever seen an event such as this in Saudi Arabia. I'm really impressed with the quality of the ideas and the people behind them. These are ideas that can genuinely save lives. "Vision 2030 is all about building a diversified economy that depends on knowledge. This first-of-its-kind UK/ Saudi hackathon from the MiSK Foundation demonstrates the calibre and innovation talent of our youth, who can help transform the whole country."