Prime 50 groups attended a three-day Bootcamp at IIT Delhi to get knowledgeable steerage, refine their concepts and make pitching methods
Every Prime 50 staff member obtained vouchers value INR 1 lakh for on-line programs
Samsung jury chosen the ten concepts that may affect society positively; Prime 10 groups will now be additional mentored for the subsequent degree
After intense coaching classes and pitching by Prime 50 contesting groups, Samsung India in the present day introduced the Prime 10 groups of the inaugural version of its nationwide training and innovation competitors, ‘Remedy for Tomorrow’, that celebrates the spirit of innovation, enterprise and social accountability amongst India’s Gen Z.
A 3-day Design Considering Bootcamp and pitch occasion was carried out by FITT and Samsung on the IIT Delhi campus. A complete of 118 individuals attended the camp and made their pitches to a Samsung jury.
The Samsung jury picked the Prime 10 groups that got here up with the most effective concepts within the areas of environmental conservation, making healthcare extra accessible to the much less privileged, menstrual hygiene for rural girls and stress administration.
Remedy for Tomorrow, a CSR initiative of Samsung, had invited functions from 16-22 year-olds in India to use for this innovation competitors to advertise a tradition of innovation amongst youth, and assist concepts that may remodel the lives of individuals and communities. A report 18,000 plus registrations had been obtained within the inaugural version.
The highest 10 groups will now hone their expertise additional via engagements with Samsung and its data associate FITT, IIT Delhi, enhance their concepts, create prototypes, and pitch to an eminent jury at a Grand Finale in New Delhi scheduled for November. These 10 groups can even function in a TV sequence that will likely be produced by the Network18 Group and be telecast on their nationwide channels and OTT platform Voot via October and November.
For the highest three successful groups, Samsung will provide a complete of as much as INR 1 crore in grants, getting them one step nearer to turning their concepts into their dream startups that may assist handle India’s key considerations within the areas of Agriculture, Training, Surroundings, and Healthcare.
“We’re completely delighted to see a wide range of transformational concepts from these younger individuals. What warms our coronary heart extra is that they arrive from various backgrounds and from each nook and nook of India. A silent revolution is going down in India in the present day with the rise of an innovation ecosystem, and Gen Z is on the forefront of it. Remedy for Tomorrow, our flagship CSR program, will proceed to mentor and assist younger minds who’re making an attempt to remodel the lives of individuals round them,” mentioned Mr. Partha Ghosh, Head, CSR, Samsung India.
“A platform like Samsung’s Remedy for Tomorrow is a stepping stone in constructing a neighborhood of younger innovators. The innovation ecosystem in India requires a serious push and Remedy for Tomorrow is simply that platform. Indian youth has the potential and the intent to allow change and we’re sure that along with Samsung, we will drive that change for the betterment of society,” mentioned Prof. Rangan Banerjee, Director, IIT Delhi.
Listed below are the highest 10 finalists:
Yard Creators – The an identical twins from Tamil Nadu – Raman R and Lakshmanan R – are creating a non-surgical adhesive listening to gadget that’s cheaper than conventional listening to support implants and eliminates the necessity for dangerous cranium surgical procedure. The gadget is appropriate for all ages, doesn’t have any restrictions even for kids, and presents speech capabilities post-therapy.
Udaan – An all-girls staff – of Prisha Dubey, Anupriya Nayak, and Vanalika Konwar – need to assist underprivileged girls with their menstrual well being. Current-day sanitary pads are each costly and non-biodegradable. The trio is creating eco-friendly, inexpensive, and washable sanitary pads utilizing shredded sugarcane bagasse.
Alpha Monitor – Hemesh Chadalavada from Telangana has developed a sensible wristband to observe Alzheimer’s sufferers and alert their caregivers about adjustments of their habits. Himesh’s grandmother was additionally an Alzheimer’s affected person. The gadget displays the affected person’s well being parameters equivalent to pulse and blood stress. A caregiver and physician are mechanically alerted if the affected person will get away from bed and begins wandering.
Ready Innovation – The staff of Pratik Raghuwanshi and Aryan Thosariwal from Maharashtra has developed a sensible support resolution for deaf, mute, and blind people referred to as Ready Glasses that may assist them talk higher with individuals round them. With the assistance of patented Bone Conduction Transducer expertise, these glasses allow the deaf to listen to sound. The built-in digicam sensor and speaker will converse for the deaf and mute. Combining it with picture processing and AI and machine studying will assist the blind to visualise their environment.
Sputnik Mind – Shankar Srinivasan from Karnataka is creating a wearable gadget that helps scale back stress. He’s productizing pleasure via secure mind modulation to sort out the worldwide concern of deadly stress and fulfilling the unmet want for a chemical & adverse-effect free tech. His secure mind modulation wearable gadget for psychological well being transmits waves throughout the FDA’s restrict of frequency, depth, and Pulse Repetition Interval to temper facilities within the mind.
Planeteers – The staff of three younger girls – Riya P Dey, Nikita Pathak, and Akshita Gaba – from Uttar Pradesh is constructing an autonomous underwater car referred to as Aquarius that’s able to detecting micro-nano plastics inside deep ocean beds and gathering them in an accumulator.
CAD – Rushil Saraswat from Rajasthan is engaged on an inexpensive and moveable gadget that may monitor the ECG of an individual on the go. It offers a reside replace via a smartphone app and might even name an ambulance and a few contacts if it detects the intense situation of cardiac arrhythmia.
Biopatch – Hritik Jaiswal and Animesh Kumar from Delhi are creating a patch that one can put on on his or her shoulder or stomach to trace blood glucose traits and keep away from diabetic issues. Their prototype has been examined by endocrinologists.
SVAR – The staff of Tejas Kumar, Syed Mohd. Husain and Ujjwal Mathur from Delhi has developed a machine studying embedded cellular app that automates and personalizes speech remedy. The app, which is offered in regional languages as effectively, presents a digital speech therapist 24×7 at an inexpensive worth. Within the app, youngsters who pronounce phrases accurately are rewarded with factors, motivating them to work onerous to boost their speech.
JNV Fbd Maan – The staff of Ajay, Akshaya, and Tarun from Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Faridabad is creating a wheelchair that may convert right into a crutch utilizing automation. This can be utilized by the differently-abled or anybody who’s injured to be self-reliant, lowering their dependence on caregivers.
On the finish of the boot camp, every of the highest 50 staff members was awarded a certificates of participation. In addition they obtained vouchers value INR 1 lakh for on-line programs in design pondering, STEM, innovation, and management, amongst others.
Over the subsequent six weeks, the highest 10 finalist groups will work with mentors from Samsung and IIT Delhi to fine-tune their concepts and construct a prototype that they’ll showcase on the finale pitch occasion. They can even go to Samsung India’s headquarters in Gurugram and its R&D facilities in Bengaluru and Noida the place they’ll work together with younger Samsung workers and researchers. They can even expertise the Samsung product ecosystem on the iconic Samsung Opera Home in Bengaluru.
The highest 10 groups will likely be given Samsung hampers, which is able to embody thrilling Samsung merchandise.
The highest three successful groups will get a complete of INR 1 crore in grants. As well as, successful groups can even get an 85-inch Samsung Flip interactive digital board every for his or her respective colleges and schools.
With the grant, winners will get the chance to work with mentors from IIT Delhi for six months and get entry to an incubation heart on the IIT Delhi campus. Throughout these 6 months, they’ll work on their concepts and take them to the stage the place they’ll search client validation for his or her prototypes.
Samsung India introduced the launch of the inaugural version of Remedy for Tomorrow in June 2022.
For extra info, go online to – www.samsung.com/in/solvefortomorrow