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Deadline extension: Easy Ride Hackathon – Prototyping and Design Competition, 22-23 January 2018, Veltech University, Chennai

Call for application: Easy Ride Hackathon

EASY RIDE – Prototype and Design Competition

22-23 January 2018

At: Veltech Dr.RR & Dr.SR University

Theme: Smart and Sustainable Transportation


Easy Ride is a prototype and design competition jointly organised by Veltech Dr. RR & Dr. SR University, Chennai and the French Institute in India/French Embassy that brings together teams of creative and ingenious students to come with innovative solutions on the theme of Smart and Sustainable Mobility.

This hackathon is divided into 2 streams:

  • Prototype Competition: the teams will present their prototypes to a jury;
  • Design Competition: the teams will design innovative solutions on Veltech University computers

The best ideas will be selected by a jury made of personalities from academia and from the private sector, offering students a unique opportunity to showcase their projects to experts from Indian and French industries and laureate teams can win a prize up to INR 30,000.

Easy Ride is a flagship project of Bonjour India, a platform which will celebrate Innovation and Creativity of the long-lasting partnership established between France and India from November 2017 to February 2018 organised by the French Institute in India.

Deadline for abstract submission: 17 December 2017.

You can find more information and apply at the following link:


Easy Ride is sponsored by FranceCol, MBDA and Faurecia.

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