IITKGP Student Team Shines at Texas Instrument Innovation Contest

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A team from IIT Kharagpur got the first runners' up honour for its work on sleep disorder at the Texas Instruments (TI) India Innovation Challenge Design Contest. 
 
The IITKGP team got the runners up honour for their innovative work on tracking sleep disorder, a press release said today. 
 
"It seems all the more exciting to know that we competed among the best minds in the country and we were chosen by eminent jury members as the winning idea," one of IITKGP team members Laxmi Kant Tiwari said today. 
 
"We are confident that we will be able to work on this innovation further with the assistance and guidance from Texas Instruments, IIMB and our mentors. We are thrilled to start our new journey as entrepreneurs," he added. 
 
The second runner up is from Dream Institute of Technology, West Bengal for their innovative solution on safety ensuring wearable. 
 
Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Technology College, Coimbatore bagged the Chairman's Award for the best innovative product for the Texas Instruments India Innovation Challenge Design Contest 2016 announced at the grand finale held at IIM-B. 
 
In the 10-month long challenge, the participants saw an intense mentoring programme from IIMB and TI. 
 
The 2016 TI challenge contest saw participation from 11,000 engineering students across 624 colleges in India, in collaboration with Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) and Department of Science and Technology (DST) 
 
Close on the heels of the result for 2016 contest, Texas Instruments India Innovation Challenge Design Contest (IICDC) 2017 is now open for registration. 
 
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) is a global semiconductor design and manufacturing company that develops analog ICs and embedded processors.
 
Source: Press Trust of India