Timeline

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November 29, 2021

Start of Registration

 

2

Jan 05, 2022

End of Registration

 

3

January 14, 2022

Announcing Qualified Candidates

 

4

Apr 11, 2022

Solution along with a Proto-type Presentation to Jury

5

Apr 21 , 2022

Shortlist of Hackathon Challengers

 

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May 19,20 & 21, 2022

Shortlisted Challengers: Physically present during the Main Event of TechBharat 3.o

Problem Statements

Hackathon

Food-Tech Hackathon is an event that identifies current challenges in the Food sectors

Ideathon

Agri-Tech Ideathon is an event that identifies current challenges in the Agri sectors

Problem Statements

1, Market Place

Problem: Market Place for Farmers - Ecommerce
Statement: This is the place where-in Farmers can register on the platform after which the company assesses the farms and adds the farmers onto the list and weights their produce and pay them. Same time On the other hand, the vendors can place their order through the sales representatives after which the products are packed and delivered to them. While on the platform offering fruits & vegetables. It connects restaurants directly with the sellers/suppliers. Its product categories include fruits, vegetables. oils, herbs.

2, Visi Cooler Tracking

Problem: Low cost solution for Visi-Cooler tracking in all areas – so that asset protection is taken care and helps in expanding the Cooler foot print. Compliance solution through image recognition.
Statement: Vintage Diary leverages, Visi-Coolers to increase visibility of products inside of their retail environment whilst maintaining integrity of products by maintaining optimum temperature to delight consumers. Low cost solution for Visi-Cooler tracking in all areas – so that asset protection is taken care and helps in expanding the Cooler foot print. Compliance solution through image recognition. Visi-Coolers to increase visibility of products inside of their retail environment whilst maintaining integrity of products by maintaining optimum temperature to delight consumers.

3, Supply Chain

Problem: Block chain-Transparency in the journey of product- track the whole journey of a product before its arrival
Statement: Food companies can have end-to-end visibility of the supply chain and also they can audit the ledger to trace unsafe products almost instantly. With a shared ledger, any brands can quickly identify the source of contamination to limit the number of affected customers instantly. And also Companies can also reduce financial loss by only discarding the affected products, while retaining positive brand reputation which is the key thing.

Frequently Asked Question

1.What is Hackathon?

Hackathon 2021 challenges innovators around the world to hack a technology that can solve the most pressing issues facing modern Food Sector, with the winning solutions given the support, mentorship and facilities needed to go from idea to reality.

2.Which Vertical this is targeted?

Food-Tech

3.Who is conducting this?

TechBharat, which is an initiative of LUB Karnataka conducting this FoodTech Hackathon.

4.What is the purpose?

The Food-Tech Hackathon is an event that identifies current challenges in the Food sectors, for which tech solutions are developed and proposed. Multiple teams are asked to hack probable solutions to a series of given challenges for the Food sectors.

5.How does it is helpful for Bharath?

Food-Tech Hackathon is tapping into national and international markets to engage industry leaders and encourage teams from across the province, nation and the globe to add their insight to this year’s hack.

6.What is the Mission of TechBharat FoodTech Hackathon?

Enhancing the sustainability, productivity and profitability of Food Sector.

7.What is the Vision of TechBharat FoodTech Hackathon?

Enhancing the sustainability, productivity and profitability for each farmers.

8.What are the objectives?

To provide a platform for Students/Startups /Researchers/ Innovators/ Farmers to come up with innovative solutions for key challenges in the Food-sector.
To identify and nurture innovations in the domains of Food & allied sector.
To organize competition events for students/ youths/ farmers on viable solutions to the societal problems predominantly Food & allied sector.
To identify innovations having applications in the rural sector which can provide value proposition addressing the key challenges?

9.Who can participate? And who can apply?

Individual Innovators or Startups, a team of maximum 4 members with knowledge, skills or an interest in: hardware & software engineering, computer science, agriculture, horticulture or Food sectors.

10.How can I get involved?

Go ahead and visit https://hackathon.techbharat.org/ Hackathon page and register your place

11.Is the Hackathon open for all ages?

This Hackathon is to those 18 and up for participants. If need to be prepared to show ID.

12.Will there be any Training?

There is no pre-event training for this hackathon, but we’ll have many mentors/guide and other team members who will be more than happy to answer your questions throughout the event. There will also be some additional information provided by mentors and Technical guide which we encourage everyone to attend.

13.Is there anything I need to prepare?

Other than having a sportsman spirit, finding fellow brilliant minds with a great complementary skills to team up with, there will not be nothing that you need to prepare in advance for this Hackathon.

14.How much does it cost?

Rs.500 + GST for participants. Free for spectators.

15.Are there any Guidelines for Problem Statements?

The solution must be focused on the given problem statements only and no deviation is entitled.Any Web/Mobile platform or physical space can be used to suggest solution. The proposed solutions must have a Prototype before the jury. Maximum team carrying of 4 members.

16.What is the Process for Food-Tech Hackathon?

Process is as follows:
Start of Registration: November 29, 2021
End of Registration: Jan 05, 2021
Announcing Qualified Candidates: January 14, 2022
Solution along with a Proto-type Presentation to Jury: Apr 11, 2022
Shortlist of Hackathon Challengers: Apr 21 , 2022
Shortlisted Challengers: Physically present during the Main Event of TechBharat 2022

17.What we get as a prizes?

Cash Prizes of First Prize Rs: 50000/- Second Prize Rs: 30000/- and Third Prize of Rs: 20000/-
Incubation and Mentoring Support and Access to Various Funds