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We believe collaboration propels innovation. There is a myriad of engineering challenges unsolved and huge academic potential untapped. L&T Technology Services aims to solve these two issues with one solution—TECHgium. We strive to create best-in-class innovative solutions in collaboration with a new breed of associates equipped with niche engineering skills.

Overview

TECHgium is an open-innovation initiative by L&T Technology Services Limited. With this endeavour, we aim to provide a platform for the nation’s most-talented engineering graduates to solve real-world engineering problems and also get due recognition for it. Students are given an opportunity to use their futuristic ideas to come up with creative solutions.

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TIMELINE

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15 Oct 2016
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28 Nov to 12 Jan 2017
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12 Dec 2016
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17 Jan 2017

Concept Submission
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24 Jan - 3 Feb 2017
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6 Feb Onwards

Full Technical Paper
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3rd & 4th May 2017
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5th May 2017, 6pm onwards

Process

Participation is easy and can be done in four simple steps!

Institute & Faculty Registration

Each institute, along with its faculty member, should sign an NDA and fill in their profile to complete registration. Thereafter they can view challenges from each stream and also see updated results after each round.

Student Registration

Students only from registered institutes can access the portal. Once in the portal, students should sign an NDA and fill in their profile to complete registration.

Taking the Challenge

Once registered, students can view the challenges from all the domains, from which they can select the challenge that interests them the most and submit the abstract.

Awards

Through TECHgium, students not only gain hands-on industry experience, but also win the following awards and recognition:

A total cash prize of Rs6 lakhs for the first three winners.

  • GoldRs3 lakhs
  • SilverRs2 lakhs
  • BronzeRs1 lakh
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    Opportunity to present ideas directly to industry leaders

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    Recognition from media

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    Pre-placement Interview

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FAQs

For Students

This contest is open for all engineering students across India who are in their final & pre-final year (B.E/ B.Tech/ M.E/ M.Tech).
Registration is free of cost.
Fundamentally, innovative/novel ideas are the core focus of our competition. So, once institute & student registration (Stage 1) are successfully completed, the innovative ideas must be implemented in all the following stages by qualified participants: Stage 2: Concept/Idea submission over an online form. Stage 3: Technical paper presentation in-person. Stage 4: POC demonstration in-person.
You can participate either as an individual (1 member) or as a team (maximum team size: 4 members). There is no restriction on team configuration; team members can be from same or different department(s).
Your idea will be judged on the following criteria, in order of importance:
  • innovation/novel ideas
  • Feasibility of implementation /manufacturability
  • Cost of implementation
  • Completeness of prototype/POC

For Institutes

  • Register with L&T TS on TECHgium portal
  • Nominate students for participation
  • Mentor and support students for abstract/concept/idea, presentation and POC development.
  • Coordinate with LTTS the pre-placement interview (PPI) of shortlisted participants in the final round.
Reputed (AICTE Approved) academic institutions(AICTE - All India Council for Technical Education).
Kindly write to us. LNTTS.TECHgium@LntTechservices.com. We will analyse your institute’s overall rating and revert to you.
Students must have secured a minimum aggregate percentage of 60% (6 GPA) and above in B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech up to their most recent semester.
  • An opportunity to collaborate with L&T Technology Services and to collaboratively prepare the students for industry needs and help them as innovative engineer.
  • An opportunity to pre-placement interview (PPI) for the students in core R&D roles with unique portfolio.

For Faculty

Faculty can only mentor the participants of the TECHgium event. Not allowed to be a part of the team during presentation rounds.
Faculty will be rewarded in the form of certificate for their participation (guiding the participants),if their team reaches the grand finale – POC demonstration.
No, faculty can't claim the prize money.
No, a faculty cannot submit their ideas in the TECHgium event.
Yes, if required faculty can mentor different teams.

IN THE MEDIA

LTTS launches nationwide initiative for engg students

Premium magazine, The Week writes on LTTS' TECHgium™ forum. "TECHgium™ will offer opportunities to engineering students to work on futuristic technology ideas," according to the magazine.

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LTTS launches nationwide initiative for young talent

LTTS has launched TECHgium™, a nationwide platform for young talent to work on real time engineering challenges.

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LTTS launches nationwide initiative for young talent

LTTS' TECHgium™ platform is a nationwide innovation forum that brings together academia and customers.

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LTTS launches TECHgium forum to tap talent

"Perhaps in a first of its kind in the country, a massive initiative has been launched by a leading technology services provider to ignite the minds of engineering students," UNI News agency on TECHgium™.

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LTTS’s First Ever Engineering Technology Challenge TECHgium Attracts Over 170 Colleges

Influential tech blog Silicon Village praises LTTS' TECHgium™ platform!

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CONTACT US

Write to Us

Send us a mail:

LNTTS.TECHgium@LntTechservices.com

(Mails to this Email ID will be forwarded to the concerned department)

Reach Us

Phone: 044 - 6630 1939 / 1981 / 1813

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