100 startups to be awarded 100 lakh for the development of 5G & beyond products/solutions
Department of Telecommunications has been conducting Hackathons for the development of 5G products and solutions. This culminated in the development of 5G products/solutions in different technological verticals.
The DoT invites applications from June 28, 2023 for ‘5G & Beyond Hackathon 2023’, aimed at shortlisting India-focused cutting-edge ideas that can be converted into workable 5G & beyond products and solutions. Hundred winners of the hackathon will share a total prize pool of Rs one crore, and the unique opportunity to scale and implement their 5G products/solutions to make them market ready with the support of mentors from Government, industry, academia, Telcos/OEMs, etc.
The participants can develop 5G & beyond solutions from across multiple categories including Healthcare, Education & Governance, AgriTech & Livestock, Environment, Public Safety & Disaster Management Enterprise, Smart Cities & Infrastructure, Cyber Security, Banking, Finance & Insurance, Logistics & Transportation, Multimedia & Broadcast Satellite, among others.
The 5G & Beyond Hackathon is open to individuals, students, start-ups, and academic institutions in India. Department of Telecommunications invites applications will be received July 31, 2023.