Hackathon on R&D

37 Registered Allowed team size: 1
37 Registered Allowed team size: 1

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Proposal Submission Stage
starts on:
Jun 12, 2023, 04:30 AM ()
ends on:
Aug 12, 2023, 06:25 PM ()


Participants must abide by the following for the hackathon:

Eligibility: Start-ups, research organizations, academic institutes, corporations, non-profit organizations, or other groups who are interested in R&D for solving the industry problems may participate. It is requested to go through the detailed eligibility criteria before proceeding

  1. Each organization must register as a single entity and have one registration only using a single email ID for themselves. All members of the organization team are not to register
  2. Organizations can collaborate with other entities if required in their solution.
  3. All registered organizations will have to fill up this Endorsement Form and upload the same during Registration. Participants will also be prompted to do so while All ineligible organizations will be removed from the platform and will not be allowed to proceed to the next stage. Registrations will be closed before proceeding to the proposal stage.

Objective: Providing sustainable AI/ML/IoT based solutions on the problem statement which is best fitted for the mining industry.

Registration: Registrations closes on Aug 12th, 2023, 11:55 PM IST.

Duration: For submission of proposal 2 months’ time is set starting from 12th June 2023 to 12thAugust 2023. During this period, participants can interact with the mentors to submit the best suited proposal required for industry.

Solution to the entire problem statement: Participants need to work on the entire problem statement & not to a part of the problem. Anyone can view the  problem statement by clicking on themes. Solution of entire problem statement will only be considered.

Submission of proposal: Once the challenge starts, participants will get an option to submit proposal. Participants can submit as many times as they want; the last proposal will be considered as the final submission.

Innovative idea: Participants are expected to come up with new and innovative Any idea that has been copied from somewhere will be disqualified.

Intellectual property Rights (IPR): The intellectual property Right will belong to participants.

Participation: By participating in the challenge, participants will agree to the terms and conditions of Hackathon on R&D.

Selection Criteria: Maximum 10 proposals on each problem statement will be selected for presentation based on the Selection Decision of Mentor/evaluator regarding selection of proposal for presentation will be treated as final.

Deliverables: It is desirable to deliver an AI/ML/IoT based solution, 3D demonstration, a business plan which can benefit the industry relevant to the selected problem statement. The solution should be innovative, feasible and should have an impact on the industry. Details should be as per evaluation criteria.

Presentation for Hackathon: After closing of the proposal submission timeline, separate slot will be provided for presentation on the selected proposals on each problem It is to be done online. Participants must choose preferred slot as per their convenience & availability. A maximum of 10 proposals on each problem statement will be selected for presentation.

Evaluation Criteria: Criteria for evaluating the participants' deliverables after submission of the proposal is to be looked into by judges, which is provided The decision of Judges will be treated final, and no participants can challenge the decision of the judges.

Code of Conduct: Participants should not use certain technologies or resources which are declared banned by any authority /other organization. Participants must have respectful behavior and avoid plagiarism, and intellectual property of others.

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR): Ownership of the code, data and any other intellectual property developed during the Hackathon will lie with the However, after completion of the Hackathon and after completion of R&D project funded by Ministry of Coal (MoC) / Coal India Limited (CIL), the provisions stated in the ‘Guidelines for research projects of Ministry of Coal’ (https://scienceandtech.cmpdi.co.in ) related to IPR & others shall be strictly adhered to.

Liability: Organizers will not be liable in case of any damage, loss, or injury to the participants during the process of Hackathon.

Conflict of Interest: In case any conflict of interest arises, the organizing committee is empowered to take final decision and that will be acceptable to all the participants.

Withdrawal: Withdrawal is not permitted after submission of If shortlisted, the participants must give a presentation on the submitted proposal and adhere to the rules, terms & conditions of the Hackathon.

Dispute: In case any dispute arises, the decision of the organizing committee will be treated as final.

Others: In case any clarification or query, the participants may contact GM(S&T), CMPDI (gmsnt.cmpdi@coalindia.in).

Terms and Conditions

In case of proposal submitted in collaboration, Prize money will be given to a single entity in whose name the registration has been done.

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