Season 6 Challenges

Welcome to Season 6 - Challenges of Tata Innoverse, Tata’s Open Innovation Program. Through this program, we are actively seeking innovative solutions for the challenges faced by us. We invite you to browse through the challenges and submit your solutions for consideration by us.  For earlier sets of challenges, to view all challenges across seasons, select the season from the drop down:

Residual Stress Measurement Of Steel Strips

We are looking for a non-destructive method to accurately determine or measure the inherent residual stress in a steel strip surface

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OPENING DATE: 21 JAN 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 21 APR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 3,00,000

Flame Ignition In Flare Stacks

We are looking for a reliable flame detection system, which can send an alarm as soon as flames is put-off and remains reliable at the ambience at the top of Flare Stack.

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OPENING DATE: 15 JAN 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 15 APR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 3,00,000

Chimney Inspection And Maintenance

Chimney inspection and maintenance poses challenges because of the temperature and heights. We are looking for non-invasive method for inspection of chimneys in a quantitative manner and its maintenance

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OPENING DATE: 15 JAN 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 15 APR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 3,00,000

Alternate Mining Technology - Steep Gradient Mining

Develop an alternate mining technology to produce ores at lesser cost from 120m deep opencast mine.

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OPENING DATE: 14 JAN 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 14 APR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 10,00,000

Silt Removal from open-cast chromite mine

Develop an innovative mechanism to improve the efficiency of silt removal from open-cast mines.

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OPENING DATE: 14 JAN 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 14 APR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 10,00,000

Eliminating remnant coal in wagons after tippling at coal wagon tipplers

Solutions are sought to recover remnant coal in wagons post tippling

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OPENING DATE: 27 DEC 2018  |  CLOSING DATE: 27 MAR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 9,50,000

Arresting Rail Track Foundation Settlement

Solutions are sought to ensure smooth coke oven battery operation by arresting settlement of track foundation

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OPENING DATE: 27 DEC 2018  |  CLOSING DATE: 27 MAR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 6,00,000

Prevention and protection of Steel Structures from extreme levels of corrosion

Solutions are sought to protect steel structures from extreme levels of corrosion in order to improve structural integrity.

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OPENING DATE: 27 DEC 2018  |  CLOSING DATE: 27 MAR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 10,00,000

On time communication system to monitor the gap formed between main rail and switch rail

We are looking for innovative solutions for real-time assessment of the gap between main rail and switch rail.

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OPENING DATE: 27 DEC 2018  |  CLOSING DATE: 27 MAR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 5,00,000

Inspection and condition monitoring of insulated chiller water pipe lines

We are looking for innovative solutions to check the condition of chiller water pipelines.

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OPENING DATE: 27 DEC 2018  |  CLOSING DATE: 27 MAR 2019  |  REWARD: INR 10,00,000