AKGEC wins cash prize of 100000/- & a trip to Japan

It is a proud moment for AKGEC yet again. The AKGEC project team “Innovators”has won the ‘Mitsubishi Electric Innovators Gold Cup-2017’competition.The students won a cash prize of Rs.1, 00,000/- along with fully sponsored plant visit to Mitsubishi, Japan for Students and Faculty.

Mitsubishi Electric Cup-2017, A Second Edition of National Level Science & Technology Competition for Factory Automation Skill for engineering students, organized by Mitsubishi Electric India (MEI) in association with College of Engineering Pune (COEP) was held on 17-18 Feb, 2017 at COEP campus, Pune. The theme for this competition was ‘Intelligent Factory for Greener Tomorrow’.

The contest began with 200+ teams from various colleges all over India. Final 35 projects were shortlisted through multiple submissions of abstracts, technical expertise in project, innovation, socially acceptance, reports, viva and videos. These projects were finally evaluated by panel of judges from Japan for Design, Innovation, System Optimization, General Safety and Efficiency and Overall presentation/Demonstration.

The Competition primarily required participating teams to focus on the theme of "Intelligent manufacturing for greener tomorrow", independently design and produce a complete set of devices / models by using Mitsubishi Electric factory automation products, based on e&eco-F@ctory concepts.

For the uninitiated, AKGEC has the privilege of having MEI as one of its Industry Partner for the establishment of state of art ‘Drive & Control Lab’. This state of art lab has all the latest equipments and technology used by most of the modern manufacturing facilities in India and around the world.The students from across the country and abroad are getting trained at the specialized centres of excellence set up at AKGEC.

AKGEC with its 9 centres of excellence and 15 International Industry partners has earned national presence and international outreach in a very short span of time. It is needless to say that AKGEC is excellence personified!!!