IoT India Congress, a platform-of-platforms for the IoT enthusiasts today announced the call for nominations for its inaugural IoT Start-up Awards 2016. The awards aims to reward and celebrate exemplary work done by start-ups making breakthrough innovations in the IoT space.
Nominations are open for young companies (less than 5 years of being in business) registered in India that have been exceptional proponents of Internet of Things and have contributed towards its adoption in India. The award is uniquely designed to recognize start-ups with breakthrough innovations in IoT with a winning strategy to monetize their product/services and propagate the evolving movement of IoT in India. Submissions close on 25nd August 2016.
Nomination for the eligible IoT Start-Ups can be made by submitting the details in the form provided on the website http://iotindiacongress.com/start-up-awards/
“The IoT India Congress 2016 is the biggest forum for all the prominent IoT players in the country. India’s start-up boom is an encouraging sign of the increasing entrepreneurial temperament in the country and we aim to foster upcoming businesses in the IoT ecosystem with the right platform and support. The IoT Start-Up Awards will hopefully be a launch pad for radical innovations that will lead India’s race to be an economic super power.” Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar, the Chairman of the IoT India Congress organising committee said in a statement.
IoT Start-Up Awards will be a part of The IoT Congress 2016, a three day mega event on the Internet of Things scheduled to be held on September 6 – 8, 2016 in Bengaluru. The Congress aims to bring the IoT practitioners (hardware – devices, portables, sensors, software, business) and IoT enablers (regulatory, training, investors in IoT, end users) to work together and create a platform that is industry efficient as well as robust.
Members of the jury for the award are: Suren Amarasekara, Chief Enterprise Officer, Aircel, Prof. (Dr) Balvinder Shukla, Vice Chancellor, Amity University, Dr. Frank Puhlmann, Head of Project Methodology and Solution Architecture, Bosch Software Innovations, Sanjeev Malhotra, Head, Centre for Excellence for IoT, NASSCOM, Jaideep Mehta, Managing Director – IDC India and South Asia.