VC Innovation Challenge : Hackathon 2022

Atal Incubation Centre at Banasthali Vidyapith invites Tech-enthusiasts of Banasthali Vidyapith for a 30-hours coding challenge. The participants would be provided with a local/global issue in the below mentioned sectors & the students need to come up with innovative ideas to build a solution for the problem. During this Hackathon, students would be guided on their respective ideas from all aspects to build the best possible solution. 

Some of the high potential ideas will get an opportunity to explore prototyping grant funding under the TIDE 2.0 initiative of Ministry of Electronics & IT (meitY) for further building their solutions. The inhouse business incubator at Banasthali will assist the student teams in building the minimum viable product, customer validation & finally launching the startup.

  • The solution should be technology enabled.
  • Individuals/Teams should have a prototype/simulation ready on the final day of presentation.
  • The subject must be addressed with creativity and a spirit of innovation and uniqueness.
  • Participants – Only for on-campus Technology students of Banasthali
  • Date – 8th -9th October 2022

Build Apps/Platforms for the Future, you can pick any 1 domain to build your idea on

  • EdTech
  • FinTech
  • AgriTech
  • E-Commerce
  • HealthTech
  • MedTech
  • BioTech
  • EnergyTech
  • CleanTech
  • IOT
  • and other emerging technologies
  • Open Innovation, only if you have another brilliant idea about solving a challenge that India could potentially use

The event is going to be a 30 Hours Hackathon scheduled on 8th – 9th October 2022. Participants are expected to select from the above focus areas by giving a brief on how they are planning to solve the selected challenge.

  • Get Mentorship to build innovative solutions,
  • Funding opportunities upto Rs. 4.00 Lakhs to build prototype/minimum viable product
  • Join the community of coders,
  • Certification of Participation,
  • Swags from Microsoft,
  • Lots of learning & fun.
Day 1 – 8th October
Activity
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Introduction and Challenge Explanation
11:00 AM Hackathon Begins
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Mentor Checkpoint (Mentors are allotted to the participants and mentors score the participants on the basis of scoring parameters). Mentors give their feedback to each team and ask the teams to implement those.
7.30 PM Day 1 over
Day 2 – 9th October
Activity
8:45 AM – 10:00 AM Participants are expected to come back and start working on solving challenges from the Hackathon premises
11:00 AM Mentor Checkpoint 2 begins – Final set of scoring to be done by mentors for all the participating teams
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch
2.30 PM The top 10 teams are selected, they are asked to prepare a final presentation to be presented to the panel of judges
4:00 PM Every team is given 10 – 15 minutes to present their ideas in a pre-defined ppt format. The panel of judges score them
7:00 PM Winner are announced and the certificates and the Awards are given to each participant
7.30 PM Hackathon Conclusion