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Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards 2019

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SRISTI (Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions) has established three national awards for innovative student projects in engineering, biotechnology, agriculture, pharmacy, material science and other applied technological domains. These awards are given every year during the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (FINE), Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi in the month of March.

Last date for entries: October 30, 2019

The awards will be given to young student innovators in the following categories:

  • MLM (More from less for many), Frugal Innovation award- technologies that econmise on the use of material, are extremely affordable and sustainable manufacture solution.
  • SRISTI socially relevant technological innovation award-products/prototypes that address unmet social needs or improve the functioning of existing solutions, increase affordability and/or improve circularity i.e. ecologcial compatability
  • Technological-edge award-ideas that push the frontiers in any technolgical domain
  • BIRAC-SRISTI award for biotechnological/medical/healthcare innovation
  • Hari Om Ashram Prerit Dr. Amulya K.N. Reddy GYTI Award

Student projects which address an important social, environmental or technological problem faced by masses or disadvantaged people/sectors/spaces or micro and small enterprises, or have the potential to impact a pressing national need are invited. The applications may be made by the students of technical institutions/universities including those who have completed academic course due 2018-2019. The faculty member, who have supervised the project, can apply on behalf of the students who have already passed out and left the Institute/ University, However the BIRAC-SRISTI award will be given only to student’s team willing to take their ideas forward.

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Qualification

The innovative student projects in engineering, biotechnology, agriculture, pharmacy, material science and other applied technological domains.

To Apply

The nominations have to be submitted at http://www.techpedia.in/award and only abstract of the content submitted along with innovator detail would be published at the site or shared otherwise. If the student wish to have incubation support, they should clearly indicate the same in their nomination form. Bionest incubator supported by BIRAC, DBT, and Government of India welcomes applications from innovative biotech researchers. (www.sristi.org/cms/sristi-birac) For those interested in IPR support, assistance from a network of pro bono attorneys can be mobilised at concessional term if they show willingness to join Bionest at SRISTI.

Posted on 12 Jun 2018.

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