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Incubation Centre IIT Patna (ICIITP) is conducting a Hackathon in Sep, 2018. Students, members of faculty or other innovators are invited to participate in this exciting event.

Objective:

The objectives of the hackathon are to identify solutions for relevant problems existing in various sectors prevalent in the rural and urban community. The selected outcomes will be given an opportunity to get evaluated for Incubation at Incubation Centre IIT Patna, with a seed funding of up to Rs. 10 Lakhs.

The participants will be required to work on any of the following five problem statements:

  • Affordable and effective assistive device for the physically challenged.
  • Portable, power efficient and cost effective medical diagnostics devices.
  • Innovative devices for waste management.
  • Innovative devices for human safety and disaster management.
  • Any innovative ideas in the field of Medical electronics.

General Guidelines:

  • Team Size: Minimum of 2 members, maximum of 4 members.
  • Lodging and Boarding: Will be provided on campus.
  • Travel reimbursements: Upto 3rd AC train fair in the shortest route from the city specified in the registration form to Patna will be provided to the team on production of travel documents in original.

Selection Process:

  • Preliminary Scrutiny:In case of many applications, a preliminary scrutiny will be done by a committee of ICIITP to shortlist top 10 applications for the final rounds.
  • Winner Selection:Winner of the hackathon will be decided by a jury, consisting of expert members, appointed by Incubation Centre IIT Patna. The decision of the jury will be final and binding.

Important Dates and Venue:

  • Last date of registration: 30 June, 2018.
  • Event Date: 7th Sep, 2018 9.00am to 9th Sep, 2018 9.00 am.
  • Winner announcement: 9th Sep 10.00am.
  • Venue: IIT Patna premises.

Awards:

  • Winning team will take home a cash prize of Rs 20,000/-, Certificate and will receive the opportunity to pitch for Incubation before the Project Evaluation Team of IC IIT Patna.
  • Upto two runner up teams will receive cash prize of Rs 10,000/-, Certificate and opportunity to pitch for Incubation before the Project Evaluation Team of IC IIT Patna.

How to Register:

Click here to register yourself.

Contact:

Vikash Kumar: 0612 302 8693/1 or 8540050008

For further details on the same, click here.

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