Researcher Discovery Platform

INR 1,00,000

Develop a tool that can autonomously identify faculty & researchers in a given area of research. The tool must also generate their profiles using the provided template.
Teams are encouraged to design a comprehensive approach that includes scanning from academic institutions and other websites, integration with open-source repositories like google scholar, google patent, semantic scholar, and interfacing with relevant service providers.

Round 1:
Teams must submit a proposal and a demo in the form of tool MVP capable of crawling a faculty webpage to extract profile information in the specified format.

Round 2:
Qualifying teams must submit the complete design of the tool/ software and present it in front of the Judges Panel.

For more details refer to Problem Statement

Last Date of Registration:
7 November, 2021

Submission Deadline for Round 1:
7 November, 2021

Round 1 Results Announcement:
14 November, 2021

Submission Deadline for Round 2:
5 January, 2021

Winners announcement:
19 January, 2021

  1. Every team has to register online on the official Techfest website for the competition.
  2. A Team ID will be allocated to the team on registration which shall be used for future references.
  3. The decision of the organizers or judges shall be treated as final and binding on all.
  4. No responsibility will be held by Techfest, IIT Bombay for any late, lost or misdirected entries.
  5. The idea presented by the teams should be original (not protected by means of patent/copyright/technical publication by anyone).
  6. Note that at any point of time the latest information will be that which is on the website. However, registered participants will be informed through mail about any changes.
  7. All modes of official communication will be through the Techfest e-mail. Participants are advised to keep track of all folders in their e-mail accounts.

Mihir Deshmukh
+91 801 083 5937
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