DHI Labs team from Germany and also the German Government’s representative involved in Climate change and technologies, had organized Cimathon, a pitch event aimed at clean energy solutions. This event was held on Friday, 28 – Oct 2016 at Anna University, Guindy and Dr Ravi Kumar of CED, College of Engineering, Guindy, Chennai, had provided support in putting together this event.
Mr Shyam Sekar S, Founder and Chief Mentor – Startup Xperts, was a Jury member to evaluate the shortlisted pitches from the students. Along with Mr Shyam, the other Jury members were Mr Balram Nair, Vice President of Chennai Angels, and Jaydeep Halbe, CEO of Halbe Innovations. Winners were awarded and recognized for their solutions. They may get opportunities to take their project forward based on interest levels at the German office of the representative.
Jury for Dr Kalam Young Achiever Award
Founder and Chief Mentor of Startup Xperts, Shyam Sekar S, was empanelled as a Jury for Dr Kalam Young Achiever Award, held at Anna University, Chennai, in Oct. This was organized by World Youth Federation team.
The event had brought in hundreds of applicants pitching their idea, product, service. The shortlisted ideas were about 60 in all and the award ceremony was held on 15-Oct, on Dr Abdul Kalam’s birthday. Mr Ma Foi Pandiarajan, Minister for School Education, Sports and Youth Welfare graced the occasion. Mr Shyam, and other Jury members also distributed the award trophy and certificates for the shortlisted winners.