Mitsubishi Electric launches national level automation competition

 Mitsubishi Electric India, is launching its first ever national-level automation competition for students in India. The Mitsubishi Electric Cup will kick start across the country from July 24 where students can start registering.
The competition invites participation from technical institutions across the country. Students are required to integrate Mitsubishi Electric’s factory automation products (including PLC, servo, inverter and human-machine interface, etc.), build up and achieve an analogous system of intelligent manufacturing and energy saving management application, based on e&eco-f@ctory concept while taking e-f@ctory system as the trunk.
The contest aims at improving the ability of college students for engineering application, arouse their interests in learning engineering technology and build up an innovation capacity in them. The top 15 teams need to prepare working model of various industrial manufacturing processes, energy saving solutions, smart solutions for building automation etc. Teams will be provided with technical support, training and FA equipment worth Rs 1.75 lakh to make the model, on a returnable basis by Mitsubishi Electric India.
All the participants will be given certificates of participation and the winning team will get a prize worth of Rs  1 lakh. The runner up team will be awarded prize worth of Rs 75,000 while the team winning the third spot will be given prize worth of Rs  50, 000. The last date for registrations and submission of proposals is September 15. The top 15 teams selected will be announced on October 1, and these teams will have to submit their intermediate reports by December 21. The final competition will be held on February 12 and 13, 2016 at the Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Pune.

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