BPCL Startup Grand Slam 2020 - Season #1
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Key features and highlights of the Grand Challenge are :
6 Problem Statements, 6 Winners
Cumulative prize money of INR 3 Cr
One winner for each problem statement to receive INR 50 Lacs as the prize
money which will be one of the highest, not only in India but beyond; making BPCL Startup Grand Challenge a marquee platform for startups. BPCL can explore additional funding if needed.
For Startups this could be a great entry to work with BPCL & Indian Oil and Gas industry.
Opportunity to work & collaborate with BPCL to develop and build new products/solutions for Startups. BPCL shall extend all possible support including mentorship, access to data/facilities and evangelizing within the oil & gas industry.
Date of publishing: Frinday 3rd January 2020
Last Date of Submission of Entries for initial round: 2nd February 2020
Announcement of finalists for each problem statement: 20th February
Pitching sessions: Last week of February (dates shall be announced and communicated shortly)
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Should we only develop solutions only related to Oil & Gas or it's an open innovation?
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The theme of the challenges is Oil & Gas, Fuel Retailing, Marketing and Energy Conservation and they also provided complete problem statement on their website.
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Respond to support requests via multiple channels (chat, phone, web, online forums and other channels) and adhering to documented processes
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Escalate and consult unresolved issues to senior staff as required
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Competent knowledge of Design (CAD), Simulation, Manufacturing (CAM) or ECAD software or related Autodesk products. (Autodesk FeatureCAM, PowerShape, PowerMill, PartMaker, Inventor, Fusion 360, Eagle or similar software)
Bachelor's degree or Diploma in related field OR equivalent product experience in relevant industry
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Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
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