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May 27, 2022

The result of Indian National Hackathon “SAMVEDAN 2021”

Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

We inform of the results of the grand finale of "SAMVEDAN 2021" held in India.


  • Develop “SENSING” solution for Indian social issues using SPRESENSE™*

*Developed by Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation

Organizer / sponsor

  • Organised by IITM Pravartak Technologies Foundation
  • Joint organized by Sony India Software Centre
  • Sponsored by Sony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation


  • 2021 / Mar-Sep.     
    Preparation-Idea Entry
  • 2021 / Oct - 2022 /Jan  
    PoC development
  • 2022 / Feb-Mar     
    Final selection

Number of ideas

  • Idea Entry 184 → Semi Final (PoC Dev) 75 → Winner7

Winners of SAMVEDAN 2021

1st Predictive maintenance
2nd I'sys : vision for visionless
2nd Early Detection of disease and Location of an Infected plant in the cotton field
3rd Design and development of loT enabled platform for conducting laboratory experiments on electrical machines remotely
3rd SPRESENSE Eye Towards SIDS
3rd loT based online condition monitoring system for AC Coaches
3rd Smart Elector Validation System Assisting the First polling Officer

Activity in future

  • 15 teams will continue to develop for another 1 year under IITM PRAVARTAK, when the result is good, there are opportunity to be incubated as a startup company under the IITM PTF Seed Support Scheme, there are possibility SPRESENSE will be used in India.

Masayuki Toriumi, Managing Director, Sony India Software Centre Pvt. Ltd said, “SISC is honored to be able to contribute to IITM PRAVATAK's Developing Sensing Solutions using SPRESENSE to solve social issues in India. We are grateful for this opportunity and hope to continue our collaborations for the future and contribute to Indian society.”

Guest of Grand ceremony

  • Shri. Akhilesh Jha Chief Controller of Accounts, Ministry of Science and Technology, India
  • Mr. Taga Masayuki Consulate General of Japan, Chennai
  • Dr. V. Kamakoti Director, IITM
  • Mr. Masayuki Toriumi Managing Director, Sony India Software Centre Pvt. Ltd.

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Hackathon ”SAMVEDAN2021” using SPRESENSE™ held in India

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