With a broad vision to promote a culture of innovation that has a positive impact on the society, vivo, the trusted global smartphone brand, today unveiled the second edition of its contest 'vivo Ignite: Technology and Innovation Awards' in India.
Open to grades 8-12, students can submit individual or group entries under prototype category for 'Tech for Good' theme. The competition comprises two phases and a Grand Finale. The first prize winner will be awarded cash prize of 7 lakhs, with 4 runners-up sharing 14 lakhs cash prizes. The award season commenced on 25 November 2023 and culminates in February 2024.
"With vivo Ignite, our goal is to cultivate young talent and provide them with a platform to present creative ideas that are sustainable and globally competitive. We are excited to see young minds using creative, science-based solutions to address some of the world's most challenging problems.” said Geetaj Channana, Head of Corporate Strategy, vivo India.
Certificates and exciting goodies will be given to all 10 finalists and 200 zonal winners.
All the schools of the shortlisted 200 ideas (Individual/Group) will also be recognised for their efforts in helping out the students to participate in the Ignite Awards.