**Shortlisted Entries for the ORION KSID INNOVATION AWARDS 2018 **

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As part of our convocation, KSID plans to conduct an innovation competition- ‘KSID Innovation Awards 2018’  to promote creative minds and entrepreneurs in India. Participants can present their innovative idea/product at KSID and the best entries will be rewarded.

The prizes are as given below:

  • First Prize: Trophy, Cash Prize Rs.15,000 and Certificate.
  • Second Prize: Cash Prize Rs.10,000 and Certificate.
  • Third Prize: Cash Prize Rs.5,000 and Certificate.
  • Participation Certification will be provided.
  • Best ten shortlisted candidates will be specially mentioned.

The competition is focused on Engineering / Architecture /Fine Arts students/Degree students/Polytechnic students/ITI students and design enthusiasts to bring their Product Design projects to a state-level platform where they are motivated and options for collaboration are provided. Individual and group   (max -5)  participation are allowed.

Evaluation criteria:

  • Creativity & innovation.
  • Functionality of products and practical application.
  • Social relevance.
  • Prototype performance.

Entries can include, but need not be limited to, the following categories

  • Robotics.
  • Automobile.
  • Engineering projects.
  • Agriculture projects.
  • Innovation ideas.
  • Concept ideas.
  • Furniture design.
  • Installations.
  • Accessories and Gadgets.

Requirement for registration:

Project description: A  brief description of the project should be given (max 250 words).

Photos of project:  2 – 5 photos of the project,  file size should be maximum 1 MB per image, each image must have name or caption.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present their ideas of product at Kerala state institute of design  03 November 2018. The winners will be announced and awards will be distributed on the same day.

The project can be displayed by any representative, but he/she must be able to explain the project. 


All the participants will be given advice on improving the product design  and making it market ready and design experts will advice on concept finalization, ergonomics  part engineering, costing, branding, prototyping, IPR protection etc. Participants can also collaborate with design students at KSID to design & develop their innovative ideas.

More details : Contact. Mr. Manu : +918921655286, Mr. Arjun :+919895125561

Email : spd@ksid.ac.in