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NXP Announces Winners From Its Young Innovator Design Challenge 2019

NXP India recently conducted ‘YOUNG INNOVATOR DESIGN CHALLENGE 2019’ across its 3 centers in Noida, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The Design Challenge was crafted specifically for the children of NXP employees, to provide them with an opportunity to learn and imbibe the knowledge and passion for electronics and software.

Young Innovator Design Challenge

The event kick started in May 2019, saw the participation of 115+ students across India, belonging to the 6th – 12th standard, who were then invited for the training session at the NXP campus. During the session, the young minds were mentored by the experts about the NXP based Microbit kits and the challenge was to convert the innovative ideas into working prototypes using the Microbit Kits.

30 children were shortlisted for the grand finale and were invited to present live demos of their prototypes to the external jury. The eager contestants were evaluated on their confidence, overall understanding of the concept, final demos , presentation and communication skills and finally 15 students emerged victorious under multiple categories. There were eminent industry experts who were invited as member of the jury for the grand finale.

While congratulating the winners, Sanjay Gupta (India Head), Vice President and India Country Manager NXP said, “It was a learning process not just for the students but also for us, as there was exchange of ideas from both the sides. We are planning to come up with similar events in the future to nurture young minds and develop a symbiotic relationship between the tech industry and them.”

Winners details:

Centre: Noida
Category 1: Junior category (6th to 8th Class)
Prize1st Prize2nd Prize3rd Prize
Winner NameIshaan GuptaArin SinghArnav Gupta
Project TitleSmart ROBO CarJuvenile tracker deviceSmart watch
Category 2: Senior category (9th – 12th Class)
Prize1st Prize2nd Prize3rd Prize
Winner NameAkshat SharmaAnmol RaoArchit Jain
Project TitleSmart Home: The future homeseSaharaRoad roughness index
Jury Award – Best Product Demo Award
Winner NameDivyam Sood
Project TitleAutomated pet feeder
Jury Award – Most Innovative Idea Award
Winner NameVani Sethi
Project TitleFood freshness detector
Centre: Bangalore
Prize1st Prize2nd Prize3rd Prize
Winner NameDweep JoshipuraSreerag VaddeEsha Shirwal
Project TitleEfficient and optimized irrigation system for large firms and gardensAccident detectorTremor detector
Jury Award – Most Innovative Idea Award
Winner NameSara Johary
Project TitleIngenious bottle holder
Centre: Hyderabad
Prize1st Prize2nd Prize3rd Prize
Winner NameC Niel JoisahReetam ChowdhuryVishal Sriram K
Project TitleSmart irrigation systemWater flow sensorSmart security lock

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