Carbon Zero Challenge 2019, IIT Madras, Innovation Contest, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, 10th July 2018

  • Category: Innovation Contest
  • Start Date: 10th July 2018
  • End Date: 10th July 2018
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Carbon Zero Challenge 2019


All India Energy and Environment Innnovation Contest

Participate as Student:
Carbon Zero Challenge aims to trigger novel ideas towards developing carbon neutral systems and grid free infrastructure to serve five major sectors which are plagued by energy shortages/costs. They are Agriculture,Industries,Transportation, Urban Areas & Cities,Water & Waste Management.The objective of Carbon Zero Challenge is to nurture innovative and indigenous solutions to reach a stage of market scalability.The name “Carbon Zero” signifies our collective humanitarian goal of reducing dependence on carbon-based fossil fuels and minimising greenhouse gas emissions.
1. Start-up support fund for the winner team
2. Funding support of ‘up to Rs. 5 Lakhs per team’ for selected teams to build prototypes
3. Internship/liaising with industry for ‘problem identification’
4. Mentorship from Subject Experts
5. ‘Entrepreneurship training and certification’ for selected teams


June 2018: Launch of CZeroC2019
July 2018 First Round: Shortlisting of Applicants
October 2018: Second Round: Shortlisting of Applicants
January 2019: Mid-term Review of Shortlisted Applicants in Shaastra 2019
May 2019 Demo Day, and Announcement of Winning Teams

How to reach IIT Madras, Chennai

Indian Institute of Technology Madras IIT P.O., Chennai 600 036 INDIA You can reach IIT Madras through the following gates: Main Gate (in and out) : Opposite to C.L.R.I and beside The Adyar Cancer Institute, on Sardar Patel Road, Adyar, Chennai.

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