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INDIA-AUSTRALIA CIRCULAR ECONOMY (I-ACE) HACKATHON, 2021

NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission & Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation kick-start the India-Australia Circular Economy (I-ACE) Hackathon, 2021.

ABOUT THE I-ACE HACKATHON:

  • Goal of the hackathon: to enable talented innovative students and start-ups from Australia and India to address common national issues through innovative technology solutions.

Conducted by:

Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)and Australia’s national science agency (CSIRO).

  • The priority themes for the hackathon are Innovation in packaging – reducing packaging waste, Innovation in food supply chains avoiding waste, Creating opportunities for plastics waste reduction, and Recycling critical energy metals and e-waste.
  • I-ACE is supported by the Australian Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER), AIM Atal Incubation Centre network, and various domain experts.
  • 80 teams have been shortlisted from over 1000 applications.

SOURCE:PIB

 

 

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