Grand Challenge Contest 2021 by Centre of Excellence (CoE) Noida

Registration Closing Date: 6th September 2021

About Grand Challenge Contest 2021:

Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC), is an Indian autonomous scientific society operating under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), Govt. of India. A Centre of Excellence (CoE) is being setup for design and development of products related to Mobile handset accessories and other electronic application at CDAC Noida in association with the Industry partner – India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA), financially supported by MeitY, Govt. of India and Government of Uttar Pradesh. This Coe shall provide a complete eco-system i.e R&D, Design & Testing hub for local industries to make India self-reliant in products based on Li-ion Cell for mobile handset accessories. CDAC is inviting proposals under Grand Challenge from different R&D institutes, industries and academia for seven products. The main objective of this grand challenge is to energize young minds and develop indigenous innovative commercially viable product designs which can be up scaled further under this CoE.

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Contest Problem Statements: (Product Design & Development for Mobile

Handset Accessories)

P-001: To design a low-cost Power Bank

Power bank is a device that stores power in a Li-Ion battery. The stored power is used for charging- hand held or portable devices like mobile phones, tablets etc. Expected features are LED status indicator, chip level safety protection, portable size, fast Charging.

P-002: To design a low-cost USB Charger

A USB charger is a type of power adapter used to charge a battery-operated electronic device. It converts an AC voltage into required DC voltage with safety features to charge the load equipment. Expected features are over voltage protection, short circuit protection, surge protection.