Smartphone brand, vivo, has announced that the top 10 winners of the ‘vivo Ignite: Technology and Innovation Awards 2023’ will be chosen on February 10, 2024, in New Delhi from the top 25 finalists shortlisted for the day. CIET-NCERT and iHub DivyaSampark are collaborating these the vivo Ignite Awards 2023 that aim to nurture the next generation of problem solvers and innovators. Under this collaboration, the Top 25 innovative solutions addressing societal challenges will be considered for research/ incubation/start-up. Top 10 National Finalists (individual/group projects) will be shortlisted from the Top 25 ideas for the Grand Finale.
The National Finalists will present their project prototypes along with the Project Display Board to the Grand Jury at the Grand Finale. The first prize winner will be awarded a cash prize of INR 7 lakhs, with 4 runners-up sharing cash prizes worth INR 14 lakhs. Certificates and exciting goodies will be awarded to all 10 National Finalists and 200 zonal winners. Furthermore, the schools of the shortlisted 200 ideas (Individual/Group) will be recognised for their efforts in helping out the students to participate in the Ignite Awards.
More than 19,000 registrations and over 4,000 innovative projects from students of grades 8-12 across India had participated in the contest that began on Nov 25, 2023. Students from across the country submitted individual/ group entries under ‘Tech for Good’ theme, demonstrating their problem-solving approach to make a positive social impact.