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Announcement
April  13, 2018: Two more challenges announced, We are pleased to announce two more exciting challenges:  Methods to Seal Rail Wagon Doors Identify a Non-Destructive System to check purity of Gold Jewellery Have a look. We look forward to receiving your Innovative Solutions!

Season 3 challenges

Have a solution that you think can make life easier for us? Go through the list of the wicked challenges we face at the workplace. And if your solution is good enough, you could win exciting prizes.

Identify an environmental-friendly system to achieve metallic coating of plastic components

The challenge is to identify a suitable system to achieve metallic coating on plastic components.

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LAST DATE : 20 JUL 2018  |  REWARD: 300000

Identify a suitable system to automate watch head and strap assembly

Challenge is to eliminate manual intervention and automate/semi automate watch head and strap assembly.

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LAST DATE : 20 JUL 2018  |  REWARD: 300000

Methods to Seal Rail Wagon Doors

We are looking for a cost-effective, feasible and environment friendly solution for sealing of gaps in door of railway wagons

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LAST DATE : 13 JUL 2018  |  REWARD: INR 1,00,000

Identify a non-destructive system to check purity of gold jewellery

The challenge is to develop a process for accurate determination of gold purity which will be non-destructive and at a depth >10 μm.

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LAST DATE : 27 JUN 2018  |  REWARD: USD 5000

Identification of environmental-friendly method to achieve efficient collection & detection of fine gold particles

The challenge owners seek a suitable system to detect and collect fine gold particles of size less than 10 micron generated during various metal working operations.

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LAST DATE : 4 JUN 2018  |  REWARD: USD 5000

Identification of method to evaluate diamond parameters - Automated checking of 3Cs (i.e. Cut, Color, Clarity)

Diamonds are characterized based on 4 Parameters – Cut, Colour, Clarity and Carat. However, there are no proper quantitative measures for grading the diamonds for 3Cs such as Cut, Color and Clarity.

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LAST DATE : 4 JUN 2018  |  REWARD: USD 7500

Identification of an eco-friendly gold extraction process: An alternate method to aqua regia

Aqua regia process is used to refine pure gold (24Karat = 99.99% purity) from 22Karat (91.7% purity) and 18Karat (75% purity) gold obtained from customer exchanged gold and from factory scrap.

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LAST DATE : 20 MAY 2018  |  REWARD: USD 7500

Identification of diamond using hand held detector

Diamond is a naturally occurring gemstone. Keeping a vigilance on misuse and pilferage of diamond has been a great challenge due to its small size. The challenge is to develop a device/detector.

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LAST DATE : 20 MAY 2018  |  REWARD: USD 5000

Enabling Operation of Opencast Mine During Rainy Season

During rainy season, our Opencast mines become too slippery, making it difficult for dumpers to maintain operation. We are looking for feasible solution to solve this problem.

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LAST DATE : 12 MAY 2018  |  REWARD: INR 10,00,000

Our Intent

We believe that every challenge should intellectually stimulate you and make you think & explore. Rest assured, every solution submitted will undergo rigorous evaluation by various experts from the Tata companies for viability and effectiveness.

Why should you participate

  • Creatively engage with stimulating problems beyond your own context
  • Use the opportunity to express your leading edge solutions
  • Contribute to the emerging phenomenon of collaborative solutioning
  • Help Tata companies accelerate their innovations in the diverse sectors

Tata Group launches its Open Innovation Program

Announcement

April  13, 2018:

Two more challenges announced,

We are pleased to announce two more exciting challenges: 

  1. Methods to Seal Rail Wagon Doors
  2. Identify a Non-Destructive System to check purity of Gold Jewellery

Have a look.

We look forward to receiving your Innovative Solutions!

Contact Us

Group Technology and Innovation Office (GTIO), Tata Sons

Bombay House, 24,
Homi Mody Street,
400001 Mumbai, India.