T-Hub launches COVID-19 challenge for student innovators by Telangana
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Governmnet of Telangana backed technology startup ecosystem builder T-Hub in partnership with Q City has launched Covid-19 Innovation Challenge intended to promote research to develop possible solutions to contain the spread of Covid-19.
Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) is the knowledge partner for this programme and Emerging Technologies Wing, ITE&C department will help T-Hub in curating problem statements for the challenge.
Projects and ideas that have substantial scientific evidence will be shortlisted for advanced mentoring by subject matter experts from T-Hub, Q City, Emerging Technologies Wing and CCMB, who will work with the students to help them transform their ideas into real solutions and also viable business propositions.
Students from colleges across Telangana can apply online at T-Hub website.
T-Hub CEO Ravi Narayan said, “The project is an exemplary initiative taken up by T-Hub to utilize its existing resources and networks to explore possible solutions for the ongoing global crisis. Student innovators working on disruptive technologies will be encouraged to find unique solutions to improve the management of the pandemic and contain further outbreaks.”
In the second round of the challenge, the student innovators will be mentored and guided by subject matter experts from T-Hub. Student entrepreneurs will be provided with an opportunity to interact with the industry experts from Q City, Grace Cancer Foundation and the scientists from CCMB.
The last date for submission of applications is April 20. The participants will give an outline of their plans in the application, which will be evaluated by a committee and the shortlisted candidates will be announced in the last week of April.
Source: Economic Times