Project Requirements

Who can participate

Student teams from any HEC recognized degree awarding university/institution who are working on Information & Enabling Technologies related innovative projects.
Research and development (R&D) teams who are working on related projects from academia and industry.
Each team can have a maximum of four members.
Potential areas (A heading)
The projects could be related to following (but not limited to) any of the following broad areas:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Engineering
  • Agriculture
  • Health Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Space Technology
  • Geological Science

What is Required?

  • Participating teams will have to come up with “Information and Enabling Technologies” related innovative project idea, project description and team membership details at the time of initial project submission.
  • Teams should preferably utilize state-of-art technologies/software/techniques to design the innovative product concept.
  • Projects having potential to benefit the related local industry will be given special consideration.
  • Shortlisted project teams will be required to display and present their projects on the event.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Initial Evaluation:  A written report as per given template , will carry weightage in the final score. A panel of academicians from several leading universities shall judge the submitted reports based on quality of submitted report (with special emphasis on language, structure, literature survey and implementation details), degree of innovation and readiness for commercialization.
  • Final Evaluation (for shortlisted projects): Project presentations/demos on the event days will be evaluated by a panel of judges comprising of experts from both academia and industry.

Overall score and standing of projects will depend on following parameters:

    1. Score carried forward from Initial Evaluation performed on submitted reports and supplementary material (if any)
    2. Potential impact of project on local industry and economy
    3. Readiness for commercialization (prototype, business plan)
    4. Demo/Presentation