Student Innovators from NIT-Raipur, CVR & SRU share laurels in Innovation X 3.02 years ago Saritha Keshamoni
Technology Business Incubator SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX), Warangal, conducted Student Innovation Challenge INNOVATION X 3.0 today.
Innovation X 3.0, the third edition of the annual innovation challenge series InnovationX run by SRiX concluded on March 6th. InnovationX 3.0 is a platform created by SRiX Warangal for student innovators at all levels, who have a dream to create something new, aspire to make a societal impact, contribute to India’s success towards becoming an Innovative nation. The challenge is open to all Indian students pursuing Graduation, Post-Graduation or Doctoral degrees. Students showcase their ideas and innovations to gain tangible rewards like prize money and incubation along with intangible benefits like paving the foundation for their entrepreneurial journey. Innovation X series as a platform, SRIX aspires to encourage and boost young innovative ideas.
Innovators from NIT-RAIPUR focusing on “Smart Drip monitoring system” bagged the First prize of Rs.25,000/- cash prize. Innovators from CVR ENGINEERING COLLEGE focusing on a “Secure System on Chip” bagged the second prize of Rs.15,000/-. Innovators from SR University who developed “A secure digital Examination tool “ bagged the third prize of Rs.10,000/.
“Innovation is the creation of something new and meaningful that creates value for the society. Innovation X is an annual initiative conducted by SRiX to promote Innovation amongst students. It is a festival of creativity and zeal to make something new. This is the 3rd consecutive year we are conducting this and the quality of applications has grown exponentially. Apart from Cash prizes, the innovators are offered Incubation support, AWS cloud credits and other facilities which will enable them to chase their entrepreneurial dream” shared Ms. Sreedevi Devireddy, CEO, SR Innovation Exchange.
Chief Guest Mr.Ajay Naini, Site Director India at Xilinx Inc expressed “I commend SRiX for nurturing and promoting young engineers to pursue their entrepreneur instincts. Having access to infrastructure, resources and mentorship in tier 2 cities and colleges will build confidence in youth to take up innovation and realize their dream.”
“The energy and enthusiasm of the students at such an early age was amazing to witness! For the past 3 years, SRIX with InnovationX has been doing a great job to encourage entrepreneurship and provide support to students with a range of world-class mentors, infrastructure, Marketplaces, IOT labs, etc, allowing the students the opportunity to tinker with ideas and help grow businesses!” shared Guest of honor Mr. Ravi Korukonda, Co-founder of PurpleTalk
SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX) is a technology business incubator of SR University under the aegis of DST (Department of Science & Technology, GoI) includes a MakerSpace, Internet of things Centre of Excellence, Rapid Prototyping facilities and other facilities to support product start-ups. SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX) is an official TIDE 2.0 centre under MeitY. SR University (formerly SR Engineering College) was adjudged All India Number 1 in the private institutions category in ARIIA-MHRD ranking recently. SRU is a prestigious Institution to have Tier I NBA accreditation for all B. Tech programs and NIRF rank in Engineering and the overall category. SRU Collaborations with foreign universities include Purdue University, UMass Lowell, St. Louis University, the University of Missouri in the USA, Cranfield University in the UK, and Deakin University in Australia.