For the first time, the contest is also open to experienced technology professionals
Unisys Corporation today announced that registrations are open for Cloud 20/20 Version 7.0, the annual technical project contest.
Now in its seventh year, the contest aims to catalyze innovative thinking around the latest disruptive technologies. For the first time, this year’s contest will be open to participants from both industry and academia.
Cloud 20/20 V7.0 offers two unique options for aspiring participants – Student Innovation Projects (SIP) and Targeted Innovation Projects (TIP). Under SIP, engineering students will be required to submit project ideas around the latest disruptive trends. This contest is open to research students, post-graduates, as well as engineering students in Computer Science, Information Technology, and other related fields. Under TIP, which is open to both engineering students and experienced technology professionals, participants will be required to submit projects based on the technical problem statements proposed by Unisys engineers.
Registrations for Cloud 20/20 close on December 24, 2015. The winning teams stand a chance to win prizes amounting to INR nine lakhs. Additionally, they will also get an opportunity to intern and explore career opportunities with Unisys.
“Today’s business world requires students and experienced technology professionals to possess 21st century skills such as intellectual curiosity, adaptability, problem solving, and interpersonal abilities to solve complex, real-world business challenges. Unisys Cloud 20/20 provides participants with a unique opportunity to take their innovative ideas to the next level and in doing so, hone the skills essential to successfully compete in the global economy,” said LNV Samy, vice president, Engineering, Asia Technology Centre – India, China, and Australia, Technology, Unisys.
The contest will culminate in a grand finale in Bengaluru in April 2016, where finalists will demonstrate their technical projects to a panel of distinguished judges from the industry and academia.
For further information on Cloud 20/20 Version 7.0 and registration details, log on to: http://www.utfi.co.in/ or http://utfi.co.in/file.php/1/UNISYSCLOUD2020V7ABOUT.pdf