Season 7 Challenges

Welcome to Season 7 - 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 or to view all challenges across seasons, select the season from the drop down:

Automatic Chemical Weighing And Feeding

Develop an automated weighing system that will enable the mixing of different batch of chemicals in order to produce the desired dye.

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

Damage Prevention In Steel Car Cables

Develop a solution or protection mechanism to ensure zero failure in cables of Steel cars and Slag cars that are exposed to metal spatter while the vessel is being tapped/Slag off.

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OPENING DATE: 8 APR 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 8 JUL 2019  |  REWARD: INR 10,00,000

Increase In The Efficiency Of Tubular Membrane Filters

Improvement of Tubular Membrane Filter efficiency in order to prevent liquid drainage and achieve Zero Liquid Discharge target.

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OPENING DATE: 5 APR 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 5 JUL 2019  |  REWARD: INR 15,00,000

Slag Dust Suppression System

Reduce the generation of huge amounts of dust during slag handling at SMS.

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OPENING DATE: 5 APR 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 5 JUL 2019  |  REWARD: INR 15,00,000

Conveyor Belt Failure Prevention

Develop a simple, innovative solution to monitor the overall condition of a conveyor belt and provide accurate locations of failure or fault.

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OPENING DATE: 5 APR 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 5 JUL 2019  |  REWARD: INR 25,00,000

Electrostatic Precipitator Dust Control

Measure the inlet flow rate and dust loading of electrostatic precipitators to ensure process optimization and reliability.

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OPENING DATE: 5 APR 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 5 JUL 2019  |  REWARD: INR 15,00,000

Prevention Of Pipeline Corrosion

Monitor the internal condition of coke oven gas pipelines and provide early warning indicators without affecting the process flow.

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OPENING DATE: 5 APR 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 5 JUL 2019  |  REWARD: INR 5,00,000

Selective Removal Of Phosphorous Without Losing Iron Value

Develop a solution to selectively reduce phosphorus content in iron ores in order to reduce its adverse impact on iron and steelmaking processes.

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OPENING DATE: 5 APR 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 5 JUL 2019  |  REWARD: INR 10,00,000

Nesting Of Shapes For Leather Hide Area Optimization And Comparison Of Shapes

Develop a system to optimize the area utilization in leather hides and projection of desired shapes on cut leather hides.

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OPENING DATE: 5 APR 2019  |  CLOSING DATE: 5 JUL 2019  |  REWARD: INR 5,00,000