Open Challenge Program (OCP) is a platform where a startup gets an opportunity to solve problems through innovative solutions. The objective of Open Challenge Program (OCP) is to identity, recognize & reward aspiring and early-stage tech entrepreneurs. This platform facilitates aspiring entrepreneurs and innovators and their success through strategic networking, seed funding, mentoring, providing support for training, marketing, patenting, access to the CoE labs, tools, software and state-of-the-art incubation facility.
After receiving the innovative ideas / solutions as per prescribe format within the specified timeline a screening process will be done on the basis of relevancy. The relevant submissions will be shortlisted and called for selection through pitching/ Presentation.
Note: The start-ups having any innovative idea/solution in relevant fields/domain are encouraged to apply for OCTANE/OCP. The Sample Problem Statements are given here.
|Announcement of Open Challenge Program||20.07.2020|
|Registration open for participation in Open Challenge Program||21.07.2020|
|Last date for application submission||7.09.2020|
Initial Screening: Elevator Pitch via video call
|Announcement of Shortlisted Applicants||17.09.2020|
|Start of 5 days Online Bootcamp (include mentoring, refinement of Idea, preparation of final demo day)||22.09.2020|
|Final Pitch in front of Panel followed by announcement of Result||30.09.2020|