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IIT Ganghinagar to host technology based entrepreneurship themed summit for school students

The theme of Amalthea 2016 is ‘Technologizing Challenges’.

By: Express Web Desk | Noida |
September 27, 2016 5:16:52 pm

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The annual technical summit of the Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IITGN), Amalthea 2016, will focus on the entrepreneurial side of school students. The summit will host an event called ‘Innovent’ in which students from various schools will present technology based entrepreneurial ideas.

The theme of the seventh edition of the summit is ‘Technologizing Challenges’. The two day event will begin from October 22 this year.

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Saurav Nagar, the events coordinator for Amalthea’16, said, “The event is based on the theme ‘Technopreneur’. We will invite students from different schools to participate in the event.  The participants will have to present innovative technology based business ideas which will benefit the society as well.”

The competition will be open to all school students. The applications forms for the event can be downloaded from the website of Amalthea.

The participating students will have to write an essay of about 500 words on the idea and submit it on or before October 15, 2016. They will then present the prototypes of those ideas on the day of the event.

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A panel of jury will judge the entries on the basis of creativity of the idea, applicability of the product in future, amount of investment required in developing the actual product, and the strategy to market the product. The best entries will be awarded to recognize the hard work of the students and to motivate them.

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The tech summit aims to make its participants look at the challenges in society from the perspectives of technology, this year. Talking about the advantages of participating in the event, Tushar Pareek, another events coordinator said, “The participants of Innovent will also get an opportunity to look at the issues from perspectives other than technology such as management, design and the impact of their product on the society.”

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Besides Innovent, Amalthea will also conduct a quizzing event called ‘Qz Warriors’ to test the general knowledge of the school students. Ayaz Lakhani, coordinator for the event said, “It is important that in our technological pursuits we stay in touch with the world around us. We conduct Qz Warriors with the aim to sensitize our participants towards the world around them.”

Registration for all events of the summit is now open at amalthea.iitgn.ac.in

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