Sagar Group Sagar Institute of Science and Technology (SISTec) celebrated Engineers Day with Ideathon at its Ratibad campus. The Ideathon was inaugurated by Chief Guest Sunil Kumar Gupta – Vice Chancellor RGPV, in the presence of Prof Pooja Kumar – Startup Facilitator & Mentor; Director Innove Intellects LLP, Dr. Kiran Talele – Professor CFO & Incharge of Innovation SPTBI Mumbai.
During the inaugural ceremony, Dr. Ramesh Khare – DSW Chairman, Gaurav Parulkar – Incubation Manager, AIC Prestige Inspire Foundation, Ravi Kumar Patel – Program Manager AIC Prestige Inspire Foundation and Mr. Sankalp Shrivastava Consultant Ernst & Young were also present as members of the jury with Jyoti Deshmukh Group Director SISTec and Manish Billore Principal SISTec-R.
Ideathon is an intensive brainstorming platform for budding technocrats with different skills and interests. It is a creative platform for diagnosing predefined problems to identify the best opportunities and imagine the most viable solution.
It aims to foster a spirit of innovation to harness the enormous potential of young technocrats to think big and dream of futuristic ideas.
SISTec’s Ideathon featured sessions showcasing start-ups offering solutions on robotics, agriculture, internet of things, artificial intelligence and machine learning, digitization, smart manufacturing, buildings and green infrastructure, smart grid, renewable energy, sustainable development and power conversion solutions. SISTec’s Ideathon saw the participation of 125 teams across India and the top 15 ideas will be supported for patent, copyright and design, as well as the top 20 innovation ideas will have development opportunities. ‘incubation.
Congratulating all budding technocrats and appreciating SISTec’s efforts on Engineers Day, Sunil Kumar said, “Technocrats should look forward to developing the technologies of the next 5 years to be ready for tomorrow. This can only happen if they are aware of and exposed to what is happening around us, they are.”
Jyoti Deshmukh, Director of SISTec Group, said in her keynote: “Technocrats need to focus on the end business of solving a problem with a bag full of solutions to develop technologies. An idea today can be a breakthrough technology tomorrow.”