About
The Event

The flow of people, goods, capital, information and ideas has made our world a global village. Mobility is the reason for the existence of today's world order. NIPP Mobility Challenge emerged with the aim to address the business problems that are in need of solutions, to improve mobility and as a result, improve how we travel, transport and exchange information.

The NIPP Mobility Challenge will kick-start the process to foster engagement between corporates & innovative technology ventures and connect emerging solutions with existing industry problems. The event will also pave the way towards building a comprehensive forum for enterprises and start-ups to come together and explore new opportunities for ideation and collaboration.

Themes

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Expected Outcomes

  • To identify the most Innovative and scalable solutions in Logistics, Transport and Telecom.

  • Drive start-ups to explore opportunities in the target sectors.

  • Foster collaboration between Large Corporate and Start-ups in India.

  • Explore opportunities for co-creating innovative solutions, proof of concepts, pilots and solving problems.

Mentors

Binesh Ravindran

Project Lead

Data Operation project lead at HERE technologies.

Deekshant Saxena

Design Manager

Process Designer Manager at HERE Technologies.

Leo Radisson

Head of Business Lab

Head of Business Lab at PSA Citroen.

Akihiko Iketani

Head of NEC Labs India

Ankit Kaushik

Senior Manager

Senior manager of business development in IoT and Mobility at TATA Communications.

Satish Avhad

Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager at HERE technologies.

Subhas Mondal

CHIEF ARCHITECT

Chief Architect – 5G at Wipro

Kazuo Fujita

General Manager

General Manager at NEC Corp. Japan.

GowriShankar Paramasivam

Sourcing Lead – Accelerator

Sourcing Lead at Maersk - OceanPro.

Bhaskar Ghose

Deputy General Manager

Deputy General Manager of Business Development in IoT and Mobility at TATA Communications.

Achyuta Ghose

Head of Research

Head of Research at NASSCOM

Tapasvi Jhalani

Senior Manager

Sr. Manager-Customer Service & Logistics Excellence at Hindustan Unilever Limited.

Hirohiko Ito

Manager

Manager at NEC Labs India.

Ankit Shah

Senior Manager

Senior manager of business development in IoT and Mobility at TATA Communications.

Vijay Reddy

Technical Lead

Technical Lead at KONE.

Marie Suzanne Faivre d’Arcier

Head of Market Intelligence

Head of Market Intelligence at PSA Citroen.

Prizes

Why participate in the NIPP Mobility Challenge

Cash prizes (up to ₹ 5.50+ lakhs)
  • Opportunity for Pilots/ Paid PoCs/ contracts with top participating corporates.
  • Direct entry to corporate acceleration or incubation program NASSCOM 10,000 Startups.
  • Opportunity for mentorship top industry leaders and domain experts.
  • Chance to pitch in front of leading corporates.
  • Opportunity for global market access.
  • Felicitation & showcase at the exclusive NIPP Innovation Day, amidst prominent corporate leaders, decision makers, influencers and NASSCOM representatives.
  • APPLICATION CLOSED

Timeline

Call for Applications

22nd April to 25th May

Mumbai
meet-up

25th April

Gurgoan
meet-up

25th April

Kolkata
meet-up

25th April

Hyderabad
meet-up

30th April

Chennai
meet-up

22nd May

Bangalore
meet-up

30th April

Kochi
meet-up

2nd May

 

1st shortlist

30th May

Final shortlist

12th June

Finale Pitch Session

20th June

 

Winners' Felicitation

21st June

 

Location

VENUE
Bangalore Warehouse
Corporate Tower, Central Atrium,
Lower Ground Floor,
Diamond District

Get to the venue

TRAIN
Nearest Stations : Krishnaraja Puram Junction (KJM)
BUS / METRO
With any of 335 or KBS busses you can reach to the event location.
WALK
From the Domlur junction cross the Domlur bridge and The event location is 100 meters away from there.
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Event Address
Bangalore Warehouse
Corporate Tower, Central Atrium,
Lower Ground Floor, DD3 No. 150,
Diamond District, HAL Airport Road,
Bangalore PIN : 560008,

Phone : 080-41693924/25

Ecosystem Partners

Strategic Partners

Platform Partner

FAQ's

1. How should I register for the challenge?

Register as a new user, by clicking the ‘Register’ button in the portal. Registration is mandatory for participating in the challenge.

 

2. What is the eligibility criteria for participating in the NIPP Mobility Challenge?

Open to students, enterprise ready startups.

 

3. What should be the team size?

Startups: Maximum 2 participants will be invited for the Finale.

Students: Team of 2.

 

4. Can there be individual participation?

No. You can only participate as part of a student team or a startup – no individual participation is allowed.

 

5. Can we submit our solutions for more than one use-case or theme?

Yes, you can. However, if shortlisted for more than one submission for the Finale, you will only be able to present the solution with the higher score, at the finale event. i.e. you can only compete with your top ranking submission in the final round.

 

6. Can we submit multiple solutions for one use-case?

No. You are only allowed to submit one solution per use-case.

 

7. Who will own the IP generated as part of or as a result of the NIPP Mobility Challenge?

The rights to any existing IP will remain with participants (startups, students, corporate). The respective use case sponsors (corporates) will have the prerogative to initiate discussions regarding transfer of IP rights after the Challenge. NASSCOM will not be party to the discussions on IP between Corporate and Startup/ Student team.

 

8. Where will the finale event be conducted?

The finale event will be conducted at the NASSCOM 10,000 Startups Warehouse, Bangalore, on 20th June, 2019.

 

9. When and where will the winners be declared?

The winners will be declared at the finale event on 20th June, 2019, at the NASSCOM 10,000 Startups Warehouse, Bangalore. The winners will then be felicitated on 21st June, 2019, during the NIPP Innovation Day at the Leela Palace, Bangalore.

 

10. Will the organizers take care of travel and accommodation for the finale event/pre-event meet-ups?

No. Teams are expected to take care of their travel and accommodation arrangements and expenses on their own.

 

11. What should I carry for the finale event?

Carry:

  • Laptop.

  • Charger.

  • Required convertors/adaptors.

  • Valid & Original Government ID proof.

  • If you are a student: original & photocopy of consent letter from college that you are representing, clearly stating the following 1) you are a student of the current batch in the college with course details 2) no objection from college for your participation In the NIPP Mobility Challenge 3) confirmation that the college has communicated to and has the consent of the parent/s/guardian of the student, for participating in the challenge.

We will provide:

  • F&B.

  • Charging points.

  • Wi-fi.

Terms & Conditions

Judging

The final decisions of the judges are to be based on the following parameters:

  • Concept/Idea

  • Feasibility – Business & Technology

  • Presentation/Demo

At the end of Challenge, teams should be prepared with a presentation of their solution (as per guidelines that will be specified), as their final submission.

The jury will assign a score, which will then determine the ranking of each participating team. In the event of a tie, subsequent voting will be held until the winning teams have been selected. Format is subject to change.

The winners will be invited to the NIPP Innovation Day (21st June 2019). Jury decision is not open to be revisited or challenged.

Code of Conduct:

  • Must not impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.

  • Must not victimize, harass, degrade, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, or disability

  • Adhere to rules and guidelines shared by the organising team.

Terms

  • If information provided during online registration is found to be incomplete and/or inaccurate, even if related to just one team member, the entire Team concerned will be excluded from the competition

  • Teams may not be changed once the competition has begun

  • It is mandatory that submissions/ideas/solutions/finale presentation deck are your original work and you have secured all rights necessary from third parties, to submit the Entry for the challenge.

  • Please note that after the Event you and/or your Entry may be publicized in advertisements related to the Event. These advertisements may be distributed online and posted on our site, our affiliates’ sites or third-party websites.

  • While we reserve the rights set forth above, we are not obligated to use your Entry for any purpose, even if it has been selected as a winning Entry.

  • By confirming your participation, you are agreeing to the terms mentioned above.

  • If you are a student, you are required to carry original & photocopy of consent letter from college that you are representing, clearly stating the following 1) you are a student of the current batch in the college with course details 2) no objection from college for your participation In the NIPP Mobility Challenge 3) confirmation that the college has communicated to and has the consent of the parent/s/guardian of the student, for participating in the challenge

  • The rights to any existing IP will remain with participants (startups, students, corporate). The respective use case sponsors (corporates) will have the prerogative to initiate discussions regarding transfer of IP rights after the Challenge. NASSCOM will not be party to the discussions on IP between Corporate and Startup/ Student team.