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KPIT Technologies (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), a global technology company specializing in IT consulting and product engineering, announced today that 30 teams from engineering and technology institutes from across India are shortlisted to compete in the finals of its annual national design and development innovation contest, KPIT Sparkle. It aims at fostering a culture of innovation and critical thinking among students to solve real-world problems in socially-relevant sectors.
The KPIT Sparkle 2018 edition, with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, as its knowledge partner, invited students to develop next-generation technologies—applying artificial intelligence, new materials, and cybersecurity—to make products in the energy and transportation sectors greener, safer, and user-convenient. It received more than 12,000 registrations from more than 600 engineering and science colleges in the pre-qualification stage and shortlisted 30 of the 1,500+ teams for the finals based on the novelty, affordability, and commercial viability of their proposed ideas. KPIT Sparkle is an initiative by the company’s Innovation Council—chaired by Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, Board Member, KPIT— which focuses on the promotion of innovation both within the company and outside.International jurors consisting of eminent industry experts, technologists, academicians, and business leaders will evaluate the projects. Read more