Ideathon and PitchFest Guidelines

Participation as Candidate in IDEATHON & PITCHFEST

  • The event will have two rounds. The first round will be abstract submission and the second round will be mentoring with final pitching at PitchFest during Conference Dates.
  • For the first round, Ideas are to be submitted as an individual or team max. of 3
  • The idea should be unique and completely original.
  • Participants need to submit their abstract regarding their idea on the RMC 2022 web submission portal: https://portal.ieeereturningmothers.in/
  • Template given for this purpose is to be strictly followed .
  • The word limit for abstract submission should not exceed 500 words.
  • The idea selection in round 1 will depend on :
  1. Scale and Complexity of the problem / solution being explored
  2. Creativity / Innovation in the proposed Solution
  3. Probability of Implementation
  • Selected individuals will then be assigned with a mentor for guidance and present their full idea with simulation if applicable in Pitchfest
  • The Evaluation criteria during PitchFest will depend on:
  1. Scale and Complexity of the problem / solution being explored
  2. Creativity / Innovation of Solution
  3. Probability of Implementation
  4. Social / People Vs Financial Impact
  5. Quality of Presentation /Prototype
  6. Business opportunity