Maharashtra Student Innovator Award 2018

Rise with revolutionary ideas

The State Government has passed a resolution on innovation mentioning that the Government of Maharashtra, after identifying the importance of innovation for a holistic development of the State of Maharashtra, has set up the State Innovation Council. The main purpose of the innovation council is to drive the growth of the State in its every sphere of development and to play a pivotal role in boosting innovation by encouraging and suitably rewarding youth, academics and research & Development institutions etc. To foster innovation midst the younger generation, ICT Academy, an initiative of Government of India, State Government and Industry has come up with "Student Innovator Award 2018", for the students across the state.

Innovation no more happens on demand. Innovation has become the integral part of business, product, process, service and lifestyle. It is believed that innovation is the change that unlocks new value.

Innovation can only be nourished by creating environments for ideas to be developed. ICT Academy with this objective instituted the Student Innovator Award in the year 2012, through which the Academy thrives to enhance student knowledge and benefit society through professional education integrated with Research, Creativity and Innovation.

Maharashtra Student Innovator Award 2018 presents an opportunity for students to showcase their innovative projects state-wide and provides an environment to nurture their invention by discussing with the experts.

Maharashtra Student Innovator Award 2018 invites projects in the branches of Computer Science &Information Technology, Civil & Architecture, Mechanical & Automobile and Electrical & Electronics.

Maharshtra Student Innovator Awards 2018


Maharshtra Student Innovator Awards 2018

IT & Computer Science

Pitch your Program through Innovation!

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Maharshtra Student Innovator Awards 2018

Civil & Architecture

Craft your Innovation into

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Maharshtra Student Innovator Awards 2018

Electrical & Electronics

Embed! Evolve!

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Maharshtra Student Innovator Awards 2018

Mechanical & Automobile

Gear up to design your

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Who Can Apply?

Full time engineering students enrolled under UG and PG courses across Maharashtra in the streams mentioned.

Judging Criteria

An eminent jury of Industry experts would judge the projects based on the below mentioned criteria

Maharshtra Student Innovator Awards 2018


Maharshtra Student Innovator Awards 2018


Maharshtra Student Innovator Awards 2018


Scope of the Award

Exhilarate and showcase your innovation

Get state wide visibility

Win exciting cash prizes, awards and certificates

An opportunity to make your project, a reality

How to Apply

Nominate yourself online with the project abstract(add the web link)on or before 30 Nov 2018.

Upload the project documents (.docx or .pdf format) and the YouTube video link if any, at (add the web link), on or before 30 Nov 2018.

The project document must include:

  • Objective/Aim
  • Technical details - scope, design, and resources required etc.
  • Market Potential & Competitive Advantage
  • Innovation & Usefulness (Why your project should be selected as the best innovative project - Justify)
  • Financial Feasibility
  • Screenshots/Pictures (Project / Achievements)
  • Synopsis must not exceed 10 pages.
A college shall nominate maximum of three projects from the streams mentioned.
Each team shall comprise a maximum of 5 members.
Submit your Project

Selection Process


Initial scrutiny based on the
project abstract


The Top 5 Shortlisted Projects from each stream would be required to make presentation/demonstration in the front of Industry Jury members at Host College in the state.

The projects that are in progress during the nomination must be completed successfully on or before 30 November 2018 for final selection review.