What is CodeForScience India?
CodeForScience India is a two-stage competition, which involves concept formulation round and application development round. Participants have the opportunity to compete for prizes at one or both stages, each requiring unique technology, programming, and design skill sets.
The concept formulation stage will run through Friday, May 25, 2012, 23:59 IST, and the application development stage will run from Wednesday, June 06, 2012, 12:01 IST through Sunday, July 15, 2012, 23:59 IST. Winning concepts will be announced on June 05, 2012, followed by announcement of the winning applications on July 29, 2012. Winners of CodeForScience India will be invited to showcase their application at the CFS Talk & Awards event on Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Indian Institute of Science (IISc).
Submitted entries will be evaluated based on novelty, usability and value-add to researchers in specific domains or to the general research workflow. Submissions will be judged by professors and information management experts from National Innovation Council, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IITB), Johns Hopkins University (JHU), Madurai Kamaraj University, Institute of Microbial Technology, Strand Life Sciences and NVIDIA.
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