HYSEA innovation forum organised a mentoring session for the students of JNTU-EXCITE Program on 8th September 2018 at JNTU. These students were the top performers of the summer internship program organized jointly by HYSEA and JNTU. JNTU-EXCITE is a five week product engineering and entrepreneurship program focused on IoT/Smart city solutions. Last summer’s workshop saw more than 300 students participate and build more than 90 product prototypes for smart city solutions using IoT/Android technologies.
The monthly mentoring sessions aim to provide continuous guidance to the students till their last semester projects/internships with various aspects of product development starting from market need identification, business opportunity validation, design thinking, technology design, engineering the solution and making product pitch presentations. Domain Experts, CEOs/Founders of start-ups, Innovators and Product Managers from leading companies form the mentor pool.