The evaluations parameters that our jury members have used include the scale of problem statement identified, the uniqueness of solutions, user validation, quality of prototype, future prospects identified, and overall presentation.
With the focus areas drawn up sharply in the ATL Tinkering Innovation Marathon, one can hope that we are creating thought leaders and tinkerers who will go to any extent to uncover and discover the ethical dilemmas they would like to solve in the sector of their liking.
From revamping ancient conservation practices to recycling waste water for drinking, these innovations can help ensure that the future generations are not devoid of the elixir of life. #SaveWater #Innovation
A prosthesis has already given voice to 200+ throat cancer patients. The breast-cancer detecting bra is in the process of being commercialized for the benefit of rural women and ‘Dozee’ is helping senior citizens track their vitals in a non-invasive way.
“Paper and cloth waste are used for making decorative items, curtains, toys, cushion covers, etc. Alcohol bottles and other broken glasses are reused in the construction of buildings. We are also shredding the plastic and selling it to Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) for road construction.”
If you look carefully in your home or work place, you will never run short of repurposing the products. In fact, the idea of upcycling did not appeal to me as a kid until my grandmother upcycled sarees and bed sheets into a magnificent velvet quilt! #LiveGreen #Upcycle