Knimbus instituted “Knimbus Young Innovator” (KYI) Award

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

Invites innovators across the country to showcase their work to the entire knowledge community

Towards its mission to promote research and innovation by making it more open and participative, Knimbus has instituted the “Knimbus Young Innovator” (KYI) Award. The Knimbus Young Innovator(s) shall receive a scholarship to take their idea forward and an opportunity to showcase their work to more than 1600 institutes using Knimbus across the globe.

Knimbus has associated with technology fests of stellar institutes such as Techfest 2014 IIT Bombay, Shaastra 2014 IIT Madras, Tryst 2014 IIT Delhi, Bitotsav 2014 BITS Ranchi and CSI Student Chapter 2014 UPES. Knimbus has received innovation ideas and project submissions from 838 teams (over 6600 participants) from more than 643 engineering and technology institutes. These submissions have application in varied areas including robotics, aerodynamics, biotech, sustainable engineering, etc. 

The KYI award takes popularity of the submissions into account and more than 18,000 students and researchers have already viewed and voted on the submissions. The 20 most popular submissions by February 20, 2013 will be shortlisted for a review. A panel of judges shall choose 5 of these submissions on criteria such as innovation, impact etc. to present their idea at the finals of the KYI Award.

Knimbus will connect the ‘Knimbus Young Innovator’ with industry experts and successful entrepeneurs which would be helpful in honing the winning idea and taking it forward on the execution path.

Knimbus aims to bring further awareness and interest in research amongst India’s youth through this initiative. Young innovators will be encouraged to further research and publish their ideas, discover information and collaborate with other innovators through Knimbus and gain visibility in the knowledge community. Scholars can submit their own ideas or view and vote on others simply by signing up on Knimbus.com.

 

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