Call for Applications for Quantum Science and Technology Hackathon 2022

The Office of Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India is partnering with Quantum Ecosystems and Technology Council of India to organize the Quantum Science and Technology Hackathon 2022. 

Timeline: 

• Registration and Idea Submission: August 15, 2022.
• Registration closes on September 15, 2022 and the registered participants continue Hacking till the end of October.  

The Hackathon themes are around Financial Services, Life Sciences (Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Biosciences, and Biotech), Quantum Security, Quantum sensors, and Quantum Communications. Applicants are encouraged to explore other areas of applications leveraging Quantum Science, technology, and concepts under the “Others” category. 

The Hackathon will,

• Enable hackers to produce solutions using a Quantum Stack/Technology of their choice 
• Collaborate across Geographies and get access to mentors from around the world to help them solve the problems.  Provide access to Incubation and mentorship support for people who want to create a start-up from their project  
• Provide an opportunity for students and practitioners to learn and be part of a larger community, providing them access to Leading Researchers and experts who can help them with their careers.  
• Some of the Partners and Sponsor Companies will offer Internships and other job opportunities to hackers who they find suitable for their work. Completion of a project in the hackathon will go a long way in building confidence in the industry.  
• Pick up some of the winning projects to be part of the Open-Source Projects that we want the Ecosystem to focus on.

Awards and Prizes:

• Cash Prizes of INR 10 Lacs 
• The top 3 winners in each category get access to the demo day with investors and incubators.
• All winners get a ‘Winner Certificate’ and QETCI Membership opportunities.
• Winning Projects get credits for access to quantum hardware.
• Two projects will get an opportunity to present their projects at the QuantumTech APAC Conference in Singapore.
• Project teams that want to register their startups, will get support from empanelled companies in the registration process, as well as any patent filing process.

Download the detailed schedule here

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