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LTTS launches TECHgium forum to tap talent

Bengaluru, Jan 10 (UNI) Perhaps in a first of its kind in the
country, a massive initiative has been launched by a leading
technology services provider to ignite the minds of engineering
students across the nation to come out with solutions for
engineering problems faced by various industries.
TECHgium, open toi third and final year engineering graduates
from over 240 engineering institutes to work on futuristic
technology ideas.
Organised by L&T Technology Services (LTTS) more than 5000
students and faculty have registered for the TECHgium in which over
30 problems posed by their global clients would be putforth to come
out with a proof of concept.
Briefing newsmen here LTTS CEO and Managing Director Keshab Panda
said the aim of the event was to develop innovative solution for
customer challenges in collaboration with academia through open
innovation. Talented students would be absorbed by LTTS, he said
adding that the top three innovations would get cash prize.
He said the objective of the event whose grand finale would be
held from April 19 was to create best in class innovative solutions
for customers besides addressing current and future needs and
challenges. It would also create a new brand of associates with
niche engineering skills and capabilities.
More than 150 faculty members have registered as mentors the
problems posed before the students was spread across various
disciplines including transportation, industrial products, process
industry, telecom and semiconductors.
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