Samsung Floats ‘Solve For Tomorrow’ Contest

Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) at IIT Delhi to give online and offline training to top teams

Samsung today launched the inaugural edition of Solve for Tomorrow, a new youth-centric national education and innovation competition, inviting India’s young minds to come up with innovative ideas that can transform lives of people and communities around them.

As per the company, with Solve for Tomorrow, a citizenship initiative that engages Gen Z around the world, it aims to provide support to youth in India aged 16-22 years from across cities, towns and villages to turn their ideas to solve real-world issues into action. In the first year, Solve for Tomorrow is inviting ideas in the areas of Education, Environment, Healthcare, and Agriculture, the priority UN Sustainable Development Goals for India.

Support will include mentoring of the top 50 teams (individuals or teams of up to 3 members) by industry experts and Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi) to help enhance their ideas, along with a boot-camp at IIT Delhi, a certificate of participation and vouchers worth Rs 100,000 for online courses in design thinking, STEM, innovation, leadership, among others. The top 10 teams will get the opportunity to visit Samsung India offices, its R&D centres and Samsung Opera House in Bengaluru where they will interact with young Samsung employees and researchers.

The annual program will end with the announcement of three national winners, who stand a chance to get mega support of up to Rs 1 crore and mentoring support for six months to take their ideas to the next level under the expert guidance of IIT Delhi.

Participants can apply for Solve for Tomorrow and get detailed information on the program and terms and conditions at company's official website, starting June 09, 2022, till 5 pm, July 31, 2022.

"Solve for Tomorrow takes us a step ahead in our vision of ‘Powering Digital India’ as the country’s strongest partner,” Ken Kang, President and CEO, Samsung Southwest Asia, said.

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