The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has taken a significant step towards fostering innovation in India.With the launch of ‘5G and Beyond Hackathon 2023’ DoT is promoting innovation in the realm of 5G and beyond.
The hackathon is inviting applications in various categories such as
- Healthcare, Education, and Governance
- AgriTech and Livestock
- Environment, Public Safety, and Disaster Management
- Enterprise transformation, Industry 4.0
- Smart Cities and Infrastructure
- Banking, Finance, and Insurance
- Logistics and Transportation
- Multimedia and Broadcast
- Satellite and others
The hackathon has been organized with the objective to promote the realm of 5G, it seeks to harness the transformative power of 5G technology and its potential applications across various sectors of India. The hackathon is targeted towards converting innovative products and solutions into India-specific use cases that leverage 5G and beyond technology.
The ‘5G & Beyond Hackathon 2023’ is an initiative that aligns with the vision of government when it comes to fostering innovation and technology in the country. This hackathon will be a step forward towrds promoting collaboration between academic sector, technological development and the government. The hackathon aims at promoting 5G and beyond technology for a leading social and economic growth of India.
Who can participate in the hackathon?
The event is inviting applications from all whether it be individuals, teams, or startups nad they may work individually or as a team on ideas or concepts, or solutions they are bringing on the table.
Interested individuals and teams can apply for the hackathon until 24:00 hours on July 31, 2023. For more information and application forms, visit the official website of the hackathon
What are the perks of participating in the hackathon?
The participants of the hackathon also receive a chance to win a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/- along with free space to showcase their innovative solutions during IMC 2023. In a sense, the contest provides a unique platform for participants to demonstrate their capabilities and gain exposure to potential investors and partners. Moreover, the winners will also receive support from the DoT, MeitY, and leading industries to refine and scale their products.
The ‘5G & Beyond Hackathon 2023’ presents a golden opportunity for innovators and technology enthusiasts to showcase their talent and contribute to India’s digital transformation journey. It is a step that will harness the power of 5G in the nation and will shape the future of various innovation driven sectors.