Over 300 submissions were received in NOVATE+ 2020. After competing in two rounds, finally Top 30 teams have been shortlisted who will now pitch their ideas in front of Jury in order to win funding during the Grand Finale. The Grand Finale will be held on June 25, 2020 as a live online session.
CLICK HERE to see the Top 30 Finalists of NOVATE+ 2020.
What is NOVATE+
NOVATE+ is the biggest platform in the region where innovative project ideas from all over the country are showcased & evaluated and receive huge project funding for developing advanced level prototypes. In addition to prototyping grants participating teams will receive mentoring and expert guidance. The initiative is being driven by Chitkara University Research and Innovation Network (CURIN) that focuses on applied research and Chitkara University Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development (CEED) that promotes entrepreneurship culture in Chitkara University.
NOVATE+ 2020 Theme
As the world today struggles to come out of the precarious situation created by COVID – 19, we at NOVATE+ try to find the solution in the three step process followed for Prayer, which is Prayerise – Picturise – Actualise (Norman Vincent Peale, “The power of positive thinking”, May 2007, Fireside Books, pp 48). Below are the details of each of these components of NOVATE+ 2020 –
We are looking for novel ways to think and keep positive while fighting this long drawn battle with COVID-19. You may draw inspiration from one of the following sources (but not limited to) and submit your entry to NOVATE+ 2020.
Ideas are invited in the form of pictures, cartoons, flow charts, block diagrams, that can help fight the war against COVID-19. Following are the theme areas for submitting your entry (but not limited to)
Shortlisted entries from Prayerise and Picturise will be required to implement AI/ML/AR/VR based simulation solution for their ideas.
Guidelines and Online Submission
Awards and Benefits
For queries join the boot camp and webinar on May 01, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Click here to register for webinar