“I encourage all college students from all over the country to actively participate in this competition so that the spirit of Creativity and Innovation is promoted in young minds.”.
Dr. Tessy Thomas,
Missile Woman of India.
Innovation can simply be described as a new idea, device or method which is useful and scalable to appropriate levels. It should have certain distinctiveness over existing similar products/ devices/ methods and which helps to improve output or efficiency, enables multi-functionality and reduces drudgery etc.
Innovation and social entrepreneurship are necessary not only to maintain competitive advantage but growth and development of institutions, industries and countries in a global world. It improves products, processes and services and thereby, the quality of life of people.
The competition will be held common for UG & PG students of Arts & Science Colleges. Nomination and presentation can be done by either by one person or by a team (comprising a maximum of five students) and the award goes to that person or the team.
The submitted projects will pass through a peer review process. The selected project group will be invited to showcase their project with demonstrated model during the event. The best three projects will be awarded with cash prizes along with 10 consolation prizes. Further all the selected projects work will be published in a proceeding/book form with ISBN number.
1. IDEA GENERATION
The content of various ideas and innovative solutions have to be proposed and the application/implementation process has to be clearly outlined.
2. INNOVATIVE APPROACH
The proposed work needs to be innovative. The project should explore technological tools or methods that are new to industry with practical approach, adapted to local constraints.
3. SCALABILITY AND SUSTAINABILITY PLAN
The scalability and sustainability plan should clearly describe how the activities and their innovative outcomes will impact stakeholders.
Announcement of competition
Last date of submission of project(s)
Confirmation of participation for presentation
Presentation of projects and Awarding the winners