KPIT associates with College of Engineering, Pune to advent the second edition of KPIT Sparkle 2016 – an annual national design and development innovation contest. This year, amending the theme of ‘Smart Solutions for Energy and Transportation’ – the contest aims to encourage students amalgam ideas with technology to address the real world problems with technology. The heart-throbbing technologies will be accorded with prizes worth INR 21.5 Lakhs.
KPIT Sparkle 2016 does not give students a problem statement to solve, but allows them to choose the problem from within the scope of the theme and create their own solutions. The solutions should not only be innovative from a technology point of view but also be cleaner, safer, greener, and affordable for the end consumer.
Citing on the contest, Ravi Pandit, Co-founder, Chairman & Group CEO, KPIT said, “There is a huge opportunity for innovation as world seeks answers to achieve sustainability in the growing industrial and urbanized ecosystem. Through this competition, we aim to inspire bright young minds to recognize and solve critical problems in this area with impactful and commercially viable solutions in energy and transportation.”
Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Director, College of Engineering, Pune said, “It is a pleasure to collaborate with KPIT for Sparkle 2016. This innovation competition will once again provide a platform to science and engineering students to perceive energy and transportation problems in a fresh light and come up with powerful solutions. We look forward to how the participants will apply their theoretical knowledge into practical working projects.”
The last date of registration for the prequalification round is 20th of September, 2015. For application details and further info: http://www.kpit.com/sparkle