Samsung Innovation Award 2013

The programme objective is to recognize & reward innovative projects developed by student - faculty teams in one of the prescribed areas. SAMSUNG Innovation Award is spreading its wings. Based on the overwhelming responses received for SAMSUNG Innovation award the last two years at IIT Delhi, IIT Kanpur, IIT Mumbai and IIT Roorkee, we are pleased to announce SAMSUNG Innovation Award 2013 at IIT Madras (going forward, we plan to organize this event across tier-1 institutions in India at the same time). We are inviting faculty–student teams to participate. The event will be conducted over a two to three month period. At the end of this period, projects will be evaluated. Seven short listed project teams will get a chance to present in front of a jury. Two projects will be identified to win awards.

Project Submission & Important Dates:

The last date for project submission is 31st of October 2013.
Presentation of awards: November 15, 2013.

Project & Selection Criteria:

1. Project should be in areas of Web Technology, Embedded & Hardware System Design, Graphics & Visualization, Audio/Visual Content Processing, Cloud Computing, UX and Novel Product Design.

2. Team consisting of students and faculty can submit their innovative work in the form of prototype/patent/publication/beta version of technology etc.

3. Projects will be assessed & evaluated on the basis of degree of innovation, feasibility, usability, relevance, and market impact.

Award & Accomplishments

1. Top 2 teams will be awarded attractive cash prizes.
2. Both faculty & students will share the cash award.
3. Selected students may get a chance to work on their projects at SAMSUNG R&D Institute - Bangalore.
Intellectual Property: The IP of all innovations will rest with the original owners.

Attached Documents
1. Sample Projects
2. Application Form


Dr. Viswanath Ramamurti
CTO office
Samsung R&D Institute India – Bangalore