Sustainability through Innovation & Entrepreneurship – 14th March 2019

The event was organized to showcase the talent of young and aspiring Entrepreneurs on the theme “SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP.”

Innovathon had two sub events – ELEVATOR’S PITCH and CASE STUDY CHALLENGE. For Elevator’s Pitch the teams had to present their business idea on topics like Waste to Worth, Renewable Energy, Food Security, Artificial Intelligence or FinTech. On the other hand, for Case Study Challenge, the teams had to solve a case study provided by HDFC Ergo. The event was open to both university and school students. With large number of registrations from over 15 different colleges, a Preliminary round was organized.

The final round of Innovathon on 14th March was attended by 13 teams from institutions such as Jadavpur University, Scottish Church College, Delhi Public School Newtown, Ramakrishna Mission College, Techno India, Amity University and many more.

The judges for the event were – Ms. Sangita Sen, an Electrical Engineer who is the Founder and CEO of Sunny Ray Solutions , and actively works with solar energy, and Mr. Yash Poddar, an alumnus of Stanford University and the founder of Open house, an education startup introducing co-learning in India.