AGNIi is supporting Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) in the Dare to Dream Innovation Contest, aiming to unearth innovative technologies to enhance the nation’s aerospace and defense capabilities. DRDO is searching for partners with expertise in the following broad areas.


  • Multi-legged mobility
  • Plan Execution and Coordination in Multi Agent System
  • Deep Learning Methods for Cybersecurity
  • Swarm of micro-UAVs
  • Joints in Composites Structures
  • Miniaturization of unfolding mechanisms for rocket lifting surfaces
  • Wearable communication technologies for special operations soldiers
  • Hemostatic agents
  • Artificial oxygen carriers
  • Swarm robot for surveillance and operations in hostile environment
  • Cognitive Sensors and Technologies for border/perimeter surveillance
  • Open Category: Exploring the unthinkable and unimaginable

Awards: Up to 72 awards worth INR 4.32 croresacross 2 categories in each Challenge Area –

  1. Individual: 3 awards per challenge area, up to 5 lakhs
  2. Start-up: 3 awards per challenge area, up to 10 lakhs


  1. Individual: Citizen of India over the age of 18
  2. Start-up: DIPP certified and controlled by Indian nationals

Deadline to apply – 28th Feb 2019

Apart from financial awards, DRDO will provide handholding and mentoring support to selected individuals/startups. Further, DRDO may engage with selected individuals/startups for support towards development of their promising early-stage technologies.

Apply: click here

The Artifical Intelligence  Challenge is a competition for developers, students, professionals and data scientists seeking innovative, breakthrough artificial intelligence (AI) solution.  This opportunity also provides a platform for developers, students and data scientists’ community to freely share AI models and applications, so they are reusable and easily accessible.


  • To enter, you must be 18 years of age or older. Minors must have the consent of a parent or legal garden
  • Your entry must be your own original work; and
  • Please submit a working AI model, test data-set, any demo app and a demo video (max. three minutes long) to qualify for the competition. Your submitted project goes through detailed review process by our judges.
  • For video entry, please note the video must be solely the work of the person/team, including but not limited to, the actual filming, editing, graphic design, etc. of the video.
  • Your entry cannot have been selected as a winner in any other contest; and
  • You must have obtained any and all consents, approvals, or licenses required for you to submit your en

Selection Criteria

  • Originality of Idea: 50%
  • Solutions Feasibility: 20%
  • Complexity to Implement: 30%


  • 1st Prize: Surface Book 2 (Microsoft 13.5″ Surface Book 2 Multi-Touch 2-in-1 Notebook)
    Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $1,499.00.
  • 2nd Prize: DJI Drone (DJI Drone- DJI Mavic Pro Bundle (Drone, Bag, Extra Props))
    Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $999.00.
  • 3rd Prize: Xbox One
    Approximate Retail Value (ARV) $499.99


Last date to Entry:

Oct 12, 2018


Email Id: [email protected]


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Scholarship  for Graphic and Web Design Excellence For India is  designed to help many students from college with enormous student loan debt or limit their education in an attempt to control costs. Because scholarships are free money, however, students can focus on their careers instead of thinking about how they will repay loans. By removing financial barriers, scholarships make education and career goals easier to obtain.


  • University Is An Accredited Institution Of Higher Learning
  • This Is Not A Design Scholarship For Interior Design, But It Is For Fine Arts, Graphic Design Arts, Visual Arts, Graphic Communications, Or Any Other Graphic Design Program.
  • Cumulative Gpa Of At Least 3.9 Scale
  • Should Be Permanent Resident Of  India
  • There Should Be No Gap Between Bachelors And Masters Degree
  • Be At Least 18 Years Of Age By The Start Of The Program.
  • Have Graduated From High School Or Secondary School Or Equivalent.
  • Have Successfully Completed At Least One Term Of College Or University Courses Following Graduation From High School Prior To Applying.
  • Should Not Be Dropout.
  • Should Be A Regular Students.
  • Enrolled In A Degree-Seeking Undergraduate Or Graduate Program And Looking For Design Degree


Prize money of 34,500 INR

Application Procedure:

  • The Participants should create and send the “5 variant logo design, 3 PSD Of Website Design” of the website (click on the name to go the website)  Sprakdesign


Submission deadline is 15 December 2018. Late submissions cannot be accepted. Results will be declared on 31st December 2018 to the individual who has won the scholarship.

More info: Official website 

Deadline : October 3  Event date : October 4-5 Location :IIT Kharagpur

IIT Kharagpur took the initiative of starting National Students’ Space Challenge, which is a unique blend of space science and technology. Every year, many budding space enthusiasts showcase their talents in this fest which also happens to be India’s first and largest Space Technology fest. The commencement of October 2018 brings with it the 8th edition of the National Students’ Space Challenge presented by IIT Kharagpur in association with Indian Space Research Organization. During the fest, participants from all across the country compete in amazing set of space themed robotic and astronomy based events which will challenge participant’s engineering and innovation skills. Participants also get to witness amazing guest lectures by eminent scientists, astronomers and professors from deemed institutions across the globe, and develop your technical skills through various workshops.


  • Ongoing Undergraduate and Graduate Students from any stream in India.

List of Competitions :

● Pixelation: Image Processing Competition.

● Aciquor: Autonomous robotic Competition.

● Voyager: Manual robotic Competition

● Case Study

● Paper Presentation

● The Braitenberg Challenge: Onspot Hardware coding event

● Lift-off: Water Rocketry Competition

● Hoverpod: Hover-Craft making competition

● The Science of Paper Folding: Onspot origami competition

● Studex: Innovation and Product designing Challenge

● Designeer: Onspot CAD competition

● Astrophotography competition: Online photography Competition

● Tshirt Designing competition: Online designing competition

● Space Quiz: Online quiz competition.

Application Procedure: 

  • visit the website and on spot registrations are also available
  • Contact Person  Mr. Tanishq Garg Ms. Hima Swetha N Head of Public Relations Head of Public Relations [email protected] [email protected] +917477858668 +918985240458

Website : Apply