Mar 22, 2017

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SRISTI UNICEF Summer Innovation School May – June 2017


How about solving an Unmet Social Need this summer break?

SRISTI announces the fifth Summer School on inclusive innovation.

Summer School dates:  25 May to 15 June

Inviting budding technologists to work on:

  • Electronic Sensor based solutions
  • Mechanical Engineering based solutions
  • App based solutions

Who can participate?

UG // PG // PhD students of Design, Engineering, Architecture, Social Science and other fields who are passionate to solve social challenges.

What to expect?

Mentors and SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) to guide you from concept to prototyping


While submitting application, list 10 unmet social needs – 5 rural + 5 urban needs. Illustrate one need (among the 10) which you would like to take ahead from idea to prototype.

You are free to work on a problem of your choice at the workshop, which can be different than the one you submit during application. SRISTI will list few unmet social needs (after the selection process).

Application closes: 25 April 2017

30 candidates to be selected by 30 April 2017

Expenses for field research, material for prototyping, laboratory, basic accommodation and food to be covered. You are required to reach the venue at your own expense.

Venue: Gram Bharati, Gandhinagar

SRISTI would like to acknowledge each participant’s successful contribution with a certificate. SRISTI would also like to make the innovation open source. In case of patent filing, the innovator would be acknowledged.

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