Innovative Project Competition
                            WasteSafe 2017

 

Innovative Project Competition (Download)

BACKGROUND

Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET) received fund from Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP) under University Grant Commission of Bangladesh and Ministry of Education to establish a multidisciplinary Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab). “Fab Lab” is a physical space with digital fabrication machines to provide a technical prototyping platform for innovation, invention, and entrepreneurship. Fab Lab started more than a decade ago at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)’s Center for Bits and Atoms (CBA) and now, it is connected to about 500 local “Fab Labs” around the world as a global network to share knowledge, design and process and learn from each other. The “Fab Lab” in KUET can act as an ‘Innovation Node’ of local and global Fab Lab network where people from different professions can join, interacts, share new idea, and finally, incubate prototype by using the established laboratory facilities. “Fab Lab” in KUET and conference secretariat of WasteSafe 2017 want to work together to explore the innovative idea of young scientists and researcher of conference as well as undergraduate / postgraduate students of related departments.

PROJECT COMPETITION TOPIC

“Innovative Design of Waste Bin for Home/Office/Roadside”

PROPOSAL SUBMISSION GUIDELINE

a)    Style: Project idea should be unique and practically implementable.

b)    Submission Format: A-4 Page, Single space with the contents of

-        Project description with relevant figure and dimensions

-        Why the project concept is innovative

-        Implementation strategy and Author contact details.  

c)    Deadline: 15th February 2017. Submit through the e-mail: wastesafe.bd@gmail.com

EVALUATION AND AWARD

a)    Project proposal will be evaluated through an evaluation committee consists of three (3) expertise in the relevant field.

b)    Best three (3) proposals will be awarded according to their positions:

1st: 10000 Tk, 2nd: 7000 Tk, 3rd: 5000 Tk along with the Award Certificates and Crest. Moreover, Fab Lab in KUET will work closely on those proposals to make prototype.

PRESENTATION

Author of best three proposals will present their idea through power point presentation in closing ceremony of WasteSafe 2017. Presentation time of each presenter is 3 to 5 minutes.

CONTACT

S. M. Tariqul Islam, Organizing Secretary, WasteSafe 2017
Khulna University of Engineering & Technology (KUET), Khulna 9203
Cell: +8801715013668, Email: wastesafe.bd@gmail.com, Phone: +88041 769468-75 Ext. 721

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