Three Stage Design Competition
Stage 1 Questions
Question the world around you and identify a problem that you aspire to solve. The problem should be medium-scale, with a solution that is practical, viable, and sustainable.
Shoot a 2-min video explaining the problem and propose possible solutions in brief. You must write an explanation for why your chosen problem needs attention and justify the urgency of that issue.
Fill up this form to submit your video and explain your problem.
Stage 1 Deadline: 23 February 2020
Stage 1 Results: 9 March 2020
Stage 2 Engage
If you are shortlisted, you will propose solutions for your identified problems in a 500-1500 word essay.
You must include sketches, photographs or models to explain the solutions. You could even present your solution by devising a product or describing a process in the format of your choice.
Your proposal should include the cost and time for building and implementing the solution and the materials required for the same.
Preference will be given to solutions that incorporate principles of sustainability, clean energy, gender equality, equal opportunities, mental wellbeing, and localisation.
Stage 2 Deadline: 22 March 2020
Stage 2 Results: 6 April 2020
Ten runners up will be awarded prizes worth ₹ 2,500/- each!
Final Stage – Design
Selected participants will be invited to visit AnantU campus to design a prototype of their solution with the help of our esteemed faculty. The best design solutions will be awarded and taken up further for production.
Event: 20-21 April 2020
Winners will be awarded prizes worth
₹ 75000/- for the first position
₹ 50000/- for the second position
₹ 25000/- for the third position
All other participants of Stage 3 will be awarded prizes worth ₹ 7500/- each!
Who can participate
If you are a school student, your team can include one or more classmates/friends of the same age group (+- 2 years), or one friend and one teacher. If you are a college student, your team members must belong to a college/university and fall under the age group of 18-26 years.
Anant National University, India’s first Design University, is organising a grand design competition for young Solutionaries, revolutionary thinkers with a solution-oriented mindset. The two-day final stage event will be held at the university’s expansive campus in
Ahmedabad. Winners will be awarded exciting prizes worth ₹5 lakhs