Applications open for students

Ideation Hackathon is set to take place at the Naga Hospital Authority in Kohima on Tuesday, 18 June, 2024 to promote innovation and creativity in Nagaland’s digital design sector. This initiative is part of the larger “Digital Design and 3D Printing Center of Excellence” project, operating within the Electronic Manufacturing Cluster (EMC), and spearheaded by AMTRON under the guidance of the North Eastern Council / Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDoNER), Government of India.

This is a flagship Industry 4.0 initiative for the benefit of various stakeholders in the Northeast Region (NER) and the details of the project can be viewed on the website 3dpcoe.in.

The Ideation Hackathon is open to all students be it High School, Design School, Engineering, Medical, and Dental Colleges. The event is not limited to local institutions; students from across Mizoram are encouraged to participate.

Registration for the Ideation Hackathon can be completed on the project website 3dpcoe.in. The deadline for submission is set for 11 June 2024. A local committee will screen the received applications by 14 June 2024, ensuring a fair selection process.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email and WhatsApp by 16 June 2024, with instructions to prepare for presenting their ideas at the hackathon event. These selected teams, duly mentored, will then have the opportunity to compete with teams from outside Nagaland at the final hackathon, slated to be held in Tech City, Guwahati in August 2024.

There will be five winning teams at the final hackathon, each of which will be awarded cash prizes and other incentives totaling Rs. 50 Lakhs per team.

For further information or inquiries regarding the Ideation Hackathon, interested parties have been asked to reach out via email at amtronmktg@gmail.com or contact Dr Mamta Juneja at 9878677624 or Sh Razza Saikia at 9854536924.

Mokokchung Times

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