New Age Incubation
Hackathon or Ideathon is a workshops organized by
Ghousia College of Engineering, Ramanagaram in association with KBITS,
Govt of Karnataka. The Workshop is intended towards ideas generation,
conversion of ideas into project proposals and conversion of project
proposals into products.
Objective of Hackathon is to
give an experience on the following to the participants:
Shoot up out of the problem: The solution you
are building could actually be solving a bigger problem. The Solution
might actually be looking at a completely different form of problem too.
The solution might be replicable in any other industry. Let’s explore
the possibilities. Relate the Technological problem with real world
troubles that people are facing and how would your solution play an
Shoot up in to the
problem: A problem might have been composed of
multiple smaller problems. Looking at each such smaller problem helps
you set a context on what form of solution would be the best and are we
eventually achieving what we set out to achieve in the first place?
validation of System Problems Needs
Invent & Implement
process for Hackathon
i) Idea Generation:
Each student/alumni team shall identify Regional and
Local problems (System problems needs) that can be solved with ICT
(Information and Communication Technology) solutions.
ii) Proposal and approval:
a) Each team after
of the problem shall refine the ideas and convert them to project
proposals along with costing and other details.
b) Such project proposals are then placed before and
reviewed by steering committee and funding will be sanctioned after the
approval of the screening committee.
a) Each team shall be assigned a mentor; through mentor
network during the execution of the project and the mentors shall guide
the teams in carrying out their project as per guidelines.
b) The College/Mentor shall review and monitor the
progress of the project during the execution stage and submit the
reports to screening committee.
iv) Funding for each project:
a) Each project/idea selected by the college/incubate
team shall have to be approved by the steering committee. The selected
project/team will directly get a maximum funding of Rs.3.00 lakhs
in two equal half yearly installments beginning at the time of
b) Subsequent installment to be released upon timely
adherence according to project plan.
c) The fund released shall be used for project related
expenses on pre-approved basis for project specific costs as outlined in
the project plan document.