ITC Infotech the provider of IT solutions has announced the launch of ‘iTech 2015’ annual technology conference platform to foster technology innovation. The company will be organizing a two day IoT hackathon at its campus in Bengaluru as part of the conference.
Speaking about the same, Sushma Rajagopalan, CEO & MD, ITC Infotech, said, “iTech 2015 is one of our multi-dimensional initiatives for encouraging innovation and boosting tech entrepreneurship. This year’s theme is the “connected world” and “Internet of Things”. We have created this platform to aid participants in developing prototypes of their ideas to address real-world business challenges. We will nurture some of the relevant ideas in our Innovation Lab to drive competitive advantage for ITC’s businesses or our clients’ businesses.”
With the help of ‘iTech 2015’, the company is seeking to engage with innovators and will partner with the winners to help them develop the solution, create a joint go-to market and provide market access. The programme is part of the company’s larger initiative to encourage and nurture start-ups.
The categories of the competition will incorporate smart retail, smart manufacturing, smart supply chain, smart agriculture and also an open category. The winners of the contest runners up will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 2,00,000 and Rs. 1,00,000 respectively.