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NSC Delhi Innovation Festival 2018 : National Science Centre

Organization : National Science Centre, Delhi
Competition Name : Innovation Festival 2018
Event Dates : 20th and 21st January, 2018.
Applicable For : Hobbyist, enthusiasts, students, amateurs, professional of all age
Competition Deadline : 20th December, 2017
Website : http://www.nscdelhi.org/
Notification: https://www.contest.net.in/uploads/29003-Innovation2018.pdf

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Innovation Festival 2018 :

** The National Science Centre, Delhi, popularly known as Science Museum of Delhi, in addition to showcasing of galleries, organizes various competitions and events for imparting informal science education and creating scientific temper among the school students in particular and general public at large.

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** Realizing the importance of Innovation and the impact of experimentation and scientific method in shaping logical thinking among our community, the National Science Centre, Delhi is organizing Innovation Festival 20th and 21st January, 2018. It aims to foster a passion and aptitude for science and technology and to provide a unique platform to Innovative and creative Innovators.

The Innovation Festival will comprise of :
A) Innovation Fair
B) Make it at Science Centre :
a) Art
b) Sculpture
c) Build from Scrap

C) Creative Robo Design
D) Innovative Challenges
E) Family Science Quiz
F) Popular Science lecture
G) Workshop on Intellectual Property Right
H) Idea Contest

** Innovation Festival is open ended, encouraging and generous in Spirit.
** It is about participation, not competition.
** The Festival is for all age, showcase and celebration of Invention, creativity and resourcefulness.

Who can participate?
a) Individual/Group Hobbyist, enthusiasts, students, amateurs, professional of all age and gender can participate in the Festival.

** They will have to apply on prescribed format available at the website .nscdelhi.org or reception counter of National Science Centre, Delhi.
** The participant can be individual or a group of maximum three people.

** However there will not be a separate category such as Individual or group and their Innovation will be evaluated collectively.
** The interested participants will have to submit the original video clip of at least one minutes of the innovative project mentioning clearly the claimed Innovation.

** Video clip can be send through WhatsApp, email or google drive shareable link.
** A screening committee will be constituted to Identify Innovative ideas, creativity to screen the entries.
** Based on their recommendation the entries will be divided in two group.

Category A :
** Under this category, Those Innovators with confirmed innovations with utility and scope for improving our life as screened by screening committee will be allowed.

** They may submit their credentials of their products also if possible.
** They will be given Honorarium and TA restricted to Rs.1500/- per day in Individual category/Group category (for whole team, not individually).

Category B :
** Under this category all those innovators, whose products are likely to be possible and with ready prototype and possibility of good utility will be allowed to showcase their innovations and it will be open for discussion by public and Judges.

** May be innovators will have suggestions from judges or public.
** They will bring their products at their own cost.
** Only TA restricted to 500/- per day in Individual category/Group category (for whole team, not individually).will be given in this category.

** Prior registration is must in this category.
** The screening committee will decide the participants for this category from applicant and their decision in this regards will final and binding .

b) R&D or Startup companies :
** R&D or Startup companies (who have started operation during last three year) with their new innovative products can also participate.

** They will also have to submit the details of their new products with innovation claimed.
** They will also have to submit the video of their innovation claimed.
** The Best three entries will be awarded.

Venue & Duration of the Fair :
** The venue for the fair will be ground area of National Science Centre.
** The Fair will be of two days duration starting from 20th to 21st January, 2018**

Other Events During Festival :
a) Art :
** This event is open for all artist and art students of different college or school.

** They can paint on canvas, paper etc. on any topic related to Science or technology innovations or scene from National Science Centre, Delhi also.
** They will have to work in Science Centre only.

** They should start their work by 20th January, 2018 and finish it by 21st January, 2018 before lunch time so that their final creations can be displayed on 21st January, 2018 (at 2.00PM onwards).
** New style, New techniques, New materials will be encouraged.
** Their Judgment will take place on 21st January, 2018.

** Participants are required to specify their material requirement to science Centre.
** Please note that colour and tools will have to be arranged by Participant.

** Only Canvas, Paper, stone and POP etc. will be arranged by NSC, Delhi.
** Note that after exhibition these materials will be property of National Science Centre, Delhi.
** Applicant must apply with credentials and their previous work.

** The can send photographs and scanned copies through emails to innovationnscd AT gmail.com.
** The screening committee will see their work and select entries for participation.
** Its decision in this regards will final and binding upon all participants.
** No entry fee will be refunded in case of rejection.

b) Sculpture :
** This event is open for all sculptor and they can build sculptures using stone, POP or any other materials etc.on any topic related to Science or technology or innovations.

** They will have to work in Science Centre to start their work by 20th January, 2018 and finish it by 21st January, 2018 before lunch time so that these can be displayed on 21stJanuary, 2018 (at 2.00PM onwards).

** New style, New techniques, New materials will be encouraged.
** Their Judgment will take place on 21st January, 2018.
** Please specify your material requirement to science centre.

** Only stone and POP etc. will be arranged by NSC, Delhi.
** Colour and tools will have to be arranged by Participant.
** Note that after exhibition these materials will be property of National Science Centre, Delhi.
** Applicant must apply with credentials and their previous work.

** The can send photographs and scanned copies through emails to innovationnscd AT gmail.com.
** The screening committee will see their work and select entries for participation.
** Its decision in this regards will final and binding upon all participants.
** No entry fee will be refunded in case of rejection.

c) Build from Scrap :
** This event is open for all.
** They can make any things on any topic related to Science or technology or innovations using waste materials available at NSC Delhi.

** They will have to work in Science Centre to start their work by 20th January,2018 and finish it by 21st January, 2018 before lunch time so that these can be displayed on 21stJanuary, 2018 (at 2.00PM onwards).

** New style, new techniques, and use of waste materials will be encouraged.
** Their Judgment will take place on 21st January, 2018.
** Note that after exhibition these materials will be property of National Science Centre, Delhi.

** Applicant must apply with credentials and their previous work.
** They can send photographs and scanned copies through emails only to innovationnscd AT gmail.com.
** The screening committee will see their work and select entries for participation.

B) On the spot Design Contest/Innovative Challenges :
** This event is open for families.
** Participants will be given on the spot task/s and the best performer will be awarded.
** Maximum 4 members (Minimum 2) of the family can participate in the event.

C) Creative Robo Design :
** Any one can bring his own built creative Robo who can perform innovative or varieties of task.
** It will be judged by panel of Judges and will be awarded prizes.
** This will be one day event which will be held on 20th January, 2018.
** Their product will be kept at display from 10.00AM to 4.00PM.

D) Family Science Quiz :
** Families will be invited to participate in the event and finally 4 families will be selected based on written round.
** The questions may be on current science, ancients Science or Demonstrative type.
** Final round will include demonstrative experiments.
** Maximum 4 members of a family are allowed but minimum should be at least 2.

E) Popular Science Lecture :
Stimulating public lecture will be delivered by renowned person and open for all to attend.

F) Idea Contest :
** Visitors can submit their Idea in drop box during the festival and good Idea will be awarded with memento on the last day of festival.
** Idea should be related to day to day life problem in science and technology with possible solution.

Prize Structure for all the contests will be
First prize : Rs.3000/-+ memento
Second prize :Rs.2000/-+memento
Third Prize :Rs.1000/-+ memento

** Decision of panel of Judges will be binding on all the Participants and no argument in any form will be entertained by NSC, Delhi.
** All these events are organized with the aim to foster scientific temper and spirit of Innovation.

15. Form for the participation can be downloaded from the website or can be requested through email innovationnscd AT gmail.com. One can collect in person also from reception counter of NSC, Delhi.

16. National Science Centre, Delhi has all rights to do necessary modifications in the programme including cancellation of the event.
17. The last date for registration to participate is 20th December, 2017.

Who can participate :

Sr. No Event Who can Participate Fee to be paid
 

1.

 

Innovation Fair 1)For real innovators from diversified field to display and demonstrate innovative ideas

2) R & D or Innovating Company( Start ups)

Rs. 100/-

Rs. 3,000/-

 

2.

 

Make it at Science centre

a) Art

b) Sculpture

c) Build from Scrap

Open for all, Including students of ART colleges 100/-
 

3.

 

Creative Robo Design Open for all 100/-
 

4.

 

Innovative Challenges for family 100/-
 

5.

 

Family Science Quiz for family 100/-
 

6.

 

Popular Science lectures Entry ticket only
 

7.

 

Workshop on Intellectual property Right All can attend Entry ticket only
 

8.

 

Idea Contest Open for visitor during fair Entry ticket only

Please prepare DD in favour of National Science Centre, Delhi payable at New Delhi or for Money transfer, our bank details are

Name of the Account Holder : NATIONAL SCIENCE CENTRE, DELHI
Account No: 2417101004100
Bank Name : CANARA BANK
BANK ADDRESS : 6, BHAGWAN DAS ROAD, NEW DELHI
IFSC CODE : CNRB0002417
MICR CODE : 110015045
Type of Account : SAVING ACCOUNT
Branch Code : 2417

Note :
** Fee can be deposited through Demand Draft, money transfer in our account or through cash.
** Entry tickets can be purchased only at the time of entry to the centre.
** However prior registration is must for attending lecture.
**
Age limit: There is no age limit for participation in Innovation Festival.

General Schedule of Other Events :

Event Date Time
 

a.

 

Inauguration followed by Popular Lecture by eminent person 20th January,2018 11.00 AM to 12.00 Noon
 

b.

 

Innovation Fair 20th to 21st January,2018 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM
 

c.

 

Creative Robo Design 20th January, 2018 10.00 AM to 3.00 PM
 

d.

 

Make it at Science centre

a) Art

b) Sculpture

c) Build from Scrap

20th and 21st January, 2018 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM
 

e.

 

Workshop on Intellectual property Right 20th January,2018 4.00 PM onwards
 

f.

 

On the spot Design Contest/ Innovative Challenges (Open for families) 21st January, 2018 10.30AM to 12.30 PM
 

g.

 

Family Science Quiz 21st January, 2018 1.30PM to 3.30PM
 

h.

 

Idea Contest Idea can be dropped in Box kept at Fair 20th to 21st January,2018( AFTERNOON)
 

i.

 

Valediction 21st January, 2018 4.00 PM onwards

Important instruction for Registration :
** Registration must be done either by depositing it in person or mailing it through speed post or courier or by clicking the submitting application through following link before 20th December, 2017 in prescribed format only.

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  1. Can an individual participate in more than one event?

    1. Information available from the Official Website :
      Please contact Sh. Dinesh Malik, Education Officer, 9899652233, (or) email to innovationfestdelhi [AT] gmail.com for your queries.

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