With an aim to test the innovative skills and technical knowledge of fledgling companies, Kochi based Maker Village will team up with Bosch to host “Bosch DNA Grand Challenge” for electronics startup companies here. Young entrepreneurs will take up challenges intended to encourage innovations in electronics product design and development at an event to be held tomorrow at National Institute of Technology (NIT), here, as part of their annual cultural fiesta “Tatva”, which is underway now. Prof Lyla Das of NIT-Calicut will deliver the key-note address on the “Role of Incubators” in the event which will have brainstorming sessions on “Regional development on the growth of technology based small enterprises’ and vision of electronic startups”, a release said.
Maker Village, One of India’s largest incubators focusing on electronic products, is a state-of-the-art public-private partnership model incubator in partnership with the Government of India, Kerala Government, KSUM, IIITM-K and Bosch.
The Bosch Group, a global giant and innovator active in 150 countries, is a leading supplier of technology and services in the areas of Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology, it said.
Each winning team will be offered a cash prize of Rs one lakh and incubation at Maker Village for 12 months.