Launched in 2009, Cloud 20/20 (now rebranded as Unisys Innovation Program) has traditionally been a collaboration between Unisys and academia. Since last year, we have made it bigger and better by collaborating with our partners, clients and analysts as well.
Unisys Innovation Program (UIP) has:
Students Innovation Program (SIP): This contest aims to provide engineering students across the country with a platform to offer innovative ideas around disruptive technology trends. It is open to research students, post-graduates as well as pre-final and final year engineering students in Computer Science, Information Technology, and other related fields. Students can submit project ideas in broad technical areas as per the contest guidelines. These ideas will be evaluated by the Unisys Technical team and based on the innovation/merit of the idea, selected for the next round, where students will work on their project idea and demonstrate it.
Targeted Innovation Program (TIP): The Targeted Innovation Program (TIP) is a new feature of the contest that will task students with solving specific business problem statements provided by Unisys and its partners and clients in the industry. Students can submit project ideas in broad technical areas as per the TIP guidelines. The Targeted Innovation Program helps students prepare for their career by experiencing solving real business issues, as defined by a client. These ideas will be evaluated by the judging team that consists of Unisys and clients’ representatives; and based on the innovation/merit of the idea, selected for the next round, where students will work on their project idea and demonstrate it.
Winning teams stand a chance to win prizes worth up to INR 4.25 lakhs.