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Energy Consortium of IIT Madras invites entries for Hackathon with a grand objective to encourage students in India to develop solutions for energy storage and conversion

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Energy Hackathon Contest

Cash Prize worth of Rs. 3,00,000/-

Last Date to Submit the Proposals : 15-11-2022


The selected teams also will be eligible for the final round of selection in the "Carbon Zero Challenge" competition (, which offers funding and training to become an entrepreneur.

​Who can apply for this?

  • Researchers (Startup/ Industry/ Academia)

  • Under Graduate Students

  • Post Graduate Students

  • Research Scholars

  • Post Doctoral Scholars

(Team maximum of 3 including mentor)


Products related to hydrogen production and storage, 
fuel cell, batteries, flow batteries, supercapacitors, solar cells, thermoelectric, ion conductors in devices, and CO
2 capture and conversion.


Process of Contest

15 September 2022

25 November 2022

10 December 2022

3rd - 4th Week of  December 2022

26 Decemeber

18 January


Application Opens

Application Closes


Announcement of shortlisted proposals


Online presentation and demonstration by Participants to Jury



Announcement of Finalist


Live demonstration of products by finalists at the conference venue. 

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