Project Competition on Space Technology and its Applications

The 2022 International Project Competition on Space Technology and its Applications is an integral part of ‘International Conference on Small Satellite (ICSS-2022)’. The global competition invites applications from undergraduate, graduate and scholars working in different domains of space technologies and its allied areas. The competition is organized by Center for Space Research (CSR), a division of Research and Development (DRD) in association with Society for Small Satellite Systems (SSSS) to be held at Lovely Professional University, Punjab, India from April 29, 2022 to April 30, 2022. This international competition will provide a platform for all the budding technocrats to showcase the innovative and novel student team projects useful for space infrastructure and applications. The prime aim of the event is to address the key challenges and present new innovative ideas of space technology and its applications.

Project Submission Rounds

The competition is staged in three rounds:

1. Initial Proposal Submission

Each team will have to submit the initial proposal of their project to participate in the competition. A project team can have maximum four delegates. The first deadline for participation is submission of the following project details by not later than February 15, 2022. April 15, 2022.

  • a)Project Title
  • b)Abstract (max. 500 words)
  • c)Keywords (4-5 keywords describing the theme of project)
  • d)Video narration (max. 5 minutes) about the project explaining the novelty, usefulness and technical advancements of the project.

Acceptance notification of project proposal along with recommendations from expert committee will start from March 15, 2022.

The members of accepted project teams need to register for the event before April 25, 2022 as conference delegate for ICSS-2022 to avoid late registration charges. Maximum four delegates can participate under one project title. No separate fee is applicable for the participating teams.

Note: To encourage participation, the registration fee is fully waived off for school students up to XII standard.

2. Submission of final project

Each selected project team is required to submit the final project which includes project model, posters, and short report (including simulation results) along with a slide deck on the project. Final project submission deadline is April 25, 2022.

3. Project Display and Presentation to committee

The selected teams will display their projects and posters during ICSS-2022 (April 29-30, 2022). Venue: Project Exhibition Hall at Lovely Professional University.

All the registered project teams can participate in the International Conference on Small Satellite (ICSS-2022) to join the inaugural function, keynote addresses, paper presentations, and cultural programs. No separate fee need to be paid for attending the conference program.

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Prizes & Awards

Up to three teams will be considered for selection as finalists in the project Competition and will be awarded during valedictory session of ICSS-2022 with the following cash prizes:

For UG/PG and scholars:
  • First Prize: INR 10000/-
  • Second Prize: INR 5000/-
  • Third Prize: INR 3000/-
For school students:
  • First Prize: INR 2100/-
  • FSecond Prize: INR 1100/-

All the member of registered teams will get a ‘Certificate of Participation’ for the event.

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