An IDEA lit by a poor filament

Flickers

Dies

An IDEA powered by high charge

Burns

Breaks

But

An IDEA driven by the right amount of innovation and social responsibility

Lights, Shines

and Triggers CHANGE!

It drives away darkness

Lights up homes

It lights up LIVES

Innovations for a Better Tomorrow

IBeTo (Innovations for a Better Tomorrow) is the flagship event of Excel. It is a search for ideas and innovators capable of aiding social upliftment. IBETO was born out of the conviction that technology has the answers to some of society’s most daunting challenges. This national level pursuit has received overwhelming responses from all over India and have brought several innovations to the forefront. The brightest of these ideas are recognized and mentored to realize the end product. IBeTo, thus, strives to be the bridge joining social relevance and technical innovation, to connect the pioneer and the populace.

HACKATHON

The IBeTo Hackathon is being held so as to get a working prototype based on the problem statements. These prototypes can further be iterated and be launched into the market. In addition to the prize money, the top 3 contestants will get a direct entry into the IBeTo finals which guarantees them proper mentorship and guidance from the experts in their field.

Duration: 24 hours

Prizes worth 15k

Venue: Kerala Startup Mission, North Kalamassery, Kochi

Register Here

Problem Statements

IBeTo 2017 will curate and foster ideas that adhere to the following problem statements and ultimately usher in a better tomorrow:

  • Revolutionizing Road Safety

  • Innovations beneficial for the Differently abled

  • Providing easy educational access for all

  • Betterment of General Health care in Rural Areas

  • Combating environmental degradation while ensuring energy conservation

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Rules

Roadmap

APR 1st-MAY 1st

Abstracts invitation

APR 29-30

Hackathon

MAY 5th

Teams shortlisting

MAY 7

Assigning mentors

MAY 20

Submission of project plan

MAY 27

Evaluation of plans

JUN 29

Mid evaluation

JUL 26

Evaluation of prototype

AUG 26

Evaluation of development

Excel day

Video and presentation

Routemap

  • APR 1st- MAY 1st :

    Abstracts invitation

  • APR 29-30 :

    Hackathon

  • APR 5 :

    Teams shortlisting

  • MAY 7 :

    Assigning mentors

  • MAY 20 :

    Submission of project plan

  • MAY 27 :

    Evaluation of plans

  • JUN 29 :

    Mid evaluation

  • JUL 26 :

    Evaluation of prototype

  • AUG 26 :

    Evaluation of development

  • Excel day :

    Video and presentation

Contact Us

Arjun Saju

Chairman,

Excel 2017

+91 8943239997

arjunsaju@excelmec.org

Rahul Varghese Roy

Secretary,

Excel 2017

+91 9349558200

rahulvarghese@excelmec.org

Sharon Rachel Manu

Joint Secretary,

Excel 2017

+91 9633554696

sharonrachelmanu@excelmec.org

Elza Tess Varkey

Social Initiatives Head,

Excel 2017

+91 9562391591

elzatessvarkey@excelmec.org