IIT Bombay-FOSSEE-GIS/OSHW, IITTNiF & ICFOSS present

Registration opens: April 29, 2023

Registration closes: June 10, 2024

Hackathon start date : June 12, 2024

Result Declaration: July 31, 2024

Introducing the Hackathon: Unlocking Innovation for a Better World

Welcome to the Open Source Hardware IoT GIS Hackathon!

Welcome to the National Level Open Hardware-IoT Geospatial Hackathon, a stage where innovation knows no boundaries. This premier event brings together visionaries, tech enthusiasts, and problem solvers from across the nation to harness the power of open hardware, the Internet of Things (IoT), and geospatial technology. Get ready to explore uncharted possibilities, collaborate on real-world challenges, and make a significant impact on our world.

Significance:

    In a world where technology shapes our daily lives, the significance of this hackathon cannot be overstated. Here, participants have the opportunity to redefine the boundaries of what's possible. By merging open source principles with cutting-edge technologies, we aim to:
  • Solve Real-World Problems: Tackle critical issues such as environmental sustainability, disaster management, precision agriculture, and more. Your solutions can change lives and protect our planet.
  • Foster Innovation: Innovation thrives when knowledge is shared openly. By promoting open source hardware and IoT, we empower you to push the boundaries of creativity and discovery.
  • Create Collaborative Communities: Through this hackathon, we build communities of like-minded individuals passionate about making a difference. Together, we can achieve more than any one of us can alone.
  • Empower Future Leaders: Whether you're a student, a professional, or an enthusiast, this hackathon is a launchpad for your ideas. It's a chance to develop your skills, showcase your talents, and make your mark on the world.

Join us on this extraordinary journey, where innovation knows no bounds. Together, let's turn ideas into actions and make a lasting impact on society and the environment. The Open Source Hardware IoT GIS Hackathon is your stage to shine, and the world is waiting to witness your brilliance.

Purpose

This hackathon is more than just a competition; it's a platform for innovators, creators, and visionaries to come together and pioneer solutions for a brighter future. Our purpose is to harness the power of open source hardware, the Internet of Things (IoT), and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to address some of the world's most pressing challenges.

The FOSSEE project, IIT Bombay promotes the use of Free/ Libre Open Source Software in academia and Industry. The FOSSEE project  is funded through the National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT), Ministry of Education, Government of India. The FOSSEE-GIS team manages the overall coordination of the "IIT Bombay FOSSEE GIS Internship in Geospatial Dashboard Design and Implementation". 

Registration

Please click on the following button to register yourself for the Hackathon

Partners and Organisers

Main Organizer: IIT Bombay FOSSEE GIS & OSHW project (NMEICT, Ministry of Education, Government of India)  The IIT Bombay FOSSEE GIS & OSHW project teams are the main organizers of this National Level Geospatial IoT Hackathon 2024 (Edition 01). FOSSEE promotes the usage of Free/Libre Open Source Software in academia and industry and is funded through the National Mission on Education through ICT, Ministry of Education, Government of India.

Technical Partner:  The Rural Data Research and Analysis (RuDRA) Lab, IIT Bombay is India's first HPC-powered data center dedicated to Rural Development.

Organizing Partners: IITTNiF (NM-ICPS, DST, Government of India) & ICFOSS (Government of Kerala):   The IIT Tirupati Navavishkar I-Hub Foundation is the Technology Innovation Hub of IIT Tirupati specializing in Positioning and Precision Technologies, funded through the National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical System (NM-ICPS), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. ICFOSS: The International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS) is an autonomous organization set up by the Government of Kerala, India, and has the combined mandate of popularizing Free and Open Source Software for universal use; consolidating the early FOSS work done in Kerala; and networking with different nations, communities, and governments to collaboratively promote FOSS

Core Team & Contact Us

Prof. Kannan Moudgalya

Principal Investigator, FOSSEE, Spoken Tutorial, NVLI

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Prof. Pennan Chinnasamy

Co.P.I., FOSSEE & PiC, The Rural Data Research & Analysis (RuDRA) Lab, IIT Bombay

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Prof. Roshan Srivastav

Project Director, IIT Tirupati Navavishkar I-Hub Foundation (NM-ICPS, DST)

Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati

Mr. Rajesh Kushalkar

Senior Manager, FOSSEE-Open Source Hardware (OSHW)

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Dr. Sunil T T

Director

ICFOSS

Dr. Srinivasan Ravindran

Program Head, FOSS Business Solutions

ICFOSS

Mr. Shafeek P M

Technical Coordinator - IoT

ICFOSS

Mr. Jayakumar K S

Manager, Incubation & FOSS Business Solutions

ICFOSS

Mr. Mohamed Kasim Khan

National Coordinator, FOSSEE-GIS & GIS-IoT Hackathon

National Mission on Education through ICT, Ministry of Education, Government of India

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

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