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NGO announces tech contest for aspiring engineers

DNMUM244699 | 5/16/2012 | Author : Prashasti Shetty | WC :231

With an aim to encourage aspiring technology developers, Micro Tech Global Foundation (MTGF), a non-profit organisation has initiated a project - 'Micro Innovation League' (MIL). The project was announced on National Technology Day, that is, May 11.
The league is a technology-based competition that focuses on creating a productive interface between academia and industry in the present times. It provides a platform for the youth to participate in the league and showcase their creative skills. Director of Micro Tech Global Foundation, AR Kale said, "Micro Innovation League is an ideal launchpad for those desirous of developing innovative ideas."
Dr Megha Phansalkar said, "Innovation is anything that has an impact on the larger section of the society and here at MTGF we are trying our best to motivate young inventors to exhibit their talent."
The contest is open to students from any full time or part time courses in engineering or technology and/or technical college or Institute in India. The theme is information technology — embedded or hardware, security based technology and mobile based technology. A panel of judges will screen and shortlist the best entries. The league will culminate with a grand show on August 15.
Founded in 2010, MTGF promotes the overall developments of Indians in the field of education and research, sports, culture and community development. MTGF offers support to innovators with ideas to upgrade existing technologies and also invents new ones.

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