Amrita Student Team Aces European Urban Mobility Hackathon 2021

After a string of successes in 2020, the Brain Bucket student team from the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore campus in South India, aced Urban Mobility Hackathon 2021 organized by the City of Riga, funded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Urban Mobility, an initiative of the European Union. The global hackathon was held virtually from April 15-17, 2021, and had prize money of 3000 Euros. 

The brain bucket student team presented a Smart headgear built on a modular approach based on requirements that two-wheeler Delivery Personnel in gig economy, motorcycle users, cyclists and children to improve general road behaviour and safety.

Dr. Sasangan Ramanathan, Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham said, “Amrita is an innovations hub and this concept of modular approach makes technology integration into our daily lives a lot easier and simpler”.

Amrita HuT Labs' Autonomous Wheelchair Project Selected for IEEE HAC & SIGHT Funding

The Humanitarian Technology (HuT) Labs, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritapuri Campus, was selected for the IEEE HAC and SIGHT funding of USD 4919 for the project titled "Autonomous Wheelchair with Negative Pressure Isolation Hood (21-COV1-071)". This is the second project approved and funded by IEEE HAC & SIGHT.

Amrita Student Team 'Yukthi' Win in Toycathon 2021- Innovations Revamping the Toy Industry

The student team, YUKTHI, from the School of Engineering, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Chennai campus, won in the finals of Toycathon 2021, an inter-ministerial initiative organized by the Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell, in coordination with the All India Council for Technical Education, Ministry of Women and Child Development, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of MSME, Ministry of Textiles, and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Amrita Ayurveda Student Wins First at Prize Money Yoga Competition 2021

In connection with the 7th International Yoga Day, June 21, 2021, by the grace and blessings of our most beloved Amma, Sri Mata Amritanandamayi Devi, Chancellor of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Amritraj S., 4th-year prof. BAMS UG Student (2017 Batch) of Amrita School of Ayurveda won the first prize in the "Prize Money Yoga Competition" among 30 entries from South India, conducted by "National Ayush Mission (NAM)" and "Ayurveda Medical Association of India (AMAI) Yuvatha", for Ayurveda Colleges. The prize comprises a cash prize of ₹ 5000 and a certificate of recognition.