SCMS School of Engineering and Technology , Cochin proudly announces a national contest for “Dr. Pradeep P. Thevannoor Innovation Awards” for the best new socially relevant and commercially viable innovative thought. We encourage the ideation for novel products, services and technologies from school and college level students, within India. The outcome of the competition can lead to a successful entrepreneurial venture.
The competition is organised in association with Vodafone and Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam University (KTU) with technical support from Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Cell (IEDC) of SCMS School of Engineering and Technology (SSET), Karukutty, Ernakulam, Kerala, KSIDC, Kerala StartUp Mission and ICT Academy.
We invite clear and fresh innovative ideas, having a real possibility of impacting the greater good, with a strong focus and chance of success and to become best products and practices
Venture Capitalists are evaluating the program as judges, so that winners will get an additional opportunity to materialise the particular projects along.
Participation Category 1: College Level – Students of Engineering colleges
Participation Category 2: School Level- High School Students (8th to 10th) and Higher secondary school Students (Plus one and Plus Two).
1 to 5 members per team. A team can present only one project. The team members cannot be changed during the competition
Online Abstract submissions close on December 30, 2016
The abstract submitted by the participants is to be judged by an expert panel. The judges will be looking at the following criterion Innovation, demonstrated creativity and originality of idea, Technical merit, viability, commercialization strategy, Implementation feasibility and Supporting evidences.