2 GTU Start-up projects reached on top position, gets prize worth Rs. 1 Lakh


Education Department Government of Gujarat and Student Startup and Innovation Policy Cell Organised Prize Distribution to winner of Summer innovation Challenge – 2018 and Student Startup Awards-2018 at Gujarat University Convention Centre, Ahmedabad to promote efforts of Student Startups and felicitate new innovators of Gujarat state. Felicitation was done by Chief Guest Shri Vijaybhai Rupani (Honourable Chief Minister, Gujarat) along with Guest of Honour Shri Bhupendrasinh Chudasama (Hon. Minister Education, Gujarat) and Smt. Vidhavariben Dave (Hon. Mos, Primary and Higher Education, Gujarat).

Honourable CM also felicitated 5 winners of student startup award 2018 with cash prize upto 1 Lakh INR. Two Start-ups from Gujarat Technological University (GTU ) secured 1 & 2 position and rewarded with Cash prize of 1 Lakh INR.

The Two startups

1. Sanburn and 2. Wepaint Incubated at GTU received award from Honourable CM. The founder of Startup Sanburn Mr. Hirath Mehta & Archan Mehta and Founder of WEPAINT Mr. Jatin Patel were present during the award ceremony. The startup from GTU Innovation Council selected because of its innovative product and potential market size in future. Prof.(Dr) Navin Sheth, Vice Chancellor of GTU has conveyed congratulations to both the innovative projects.
In this program more than 2500 Students from different parts of the Gujarat gathered to celebrate the success of Student startups and to participate in the upcoming Industrial Hackathon. Honourable CM Inaugurated the Gujarat Industrial Hackathon 2018 for students to become part of this hackathon. He launched the INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GUIDELINES for Academia in Gujarat to encourage students and institute for research and patent filing.

About the GTU startups:

WEPAINT – We paint is a new type of dry erase paint that allows you to convert any wall/surface to a write-erase, whiteboard and projectable surface. This product is available throughout the Indian Subcontinent.
Sanburn – San-Burn is a “Sanitary Napkin Destroyer” in field of Waste Management. They are leading manufacturer and supplier of Sanitary Napkin Burner in the field of waste management disposal

SSIP Cell Student Startup Award 2018