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Data Innovation Bazar

Partial Date: 2018CE Sep 19th to 2018CE Nov 1st
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Document Category: Challenge, Innovative Solutions

Data Innovation Bazaar

To realize the government’s vision of a “New India”, innovation in cutting edge technologies is critical. Equally important to this transformation is data, which is transforming our lives and will be the currency of the future. We need to leverage the power of big and fast data towards achieving the national priorities. Western Digital is extremely excited to partner with Startup India and Invest India to contribute towards realizing this vision. Together, we will provide a grand platform for young innovators to contribute towards solving key issues of national importance, by leveraging the power of data. The initiative is equally designed to help students and budding entrepreneurs to not just showcase their ideas but build them into successful businesses. Overall, Data Innovation Bazaar is an unparalleled opportunity for India’s young minds, with a chance to win attractive prizes and mentorship. 

Phases of the Challenge

Phase I – Online Applications

The receipt and processing of applications for the challenge will open on September 19 until November 1, 2018. Upon processing the applications received, the sponsors at their sole discretion shall invite forty (40) teams to present their innovative ideas and concepts. This will take place at a marquee venue (yet to be confirmed) in New Delhi as part of Phase II described below.

Phase II – Data Innovation Bazaar Presentation

Phase II of the challenge involves a presentation by the teams selected in Phase I. All selected teams participating will showcase their solution in a bazaar like specially designed format, to a panel of select industry experts and academia.  

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