IDP Expo

  • GTU Innovation Council

Event Description:

Event Description : As a part of the GTU Zonal TechFest 2018, GIC is carrying out a Industrial Defined Project (IDP) Expo to showcase the best innovations across GTU. The main objective of IDP Expo is to provide space for showing Innovative idea to bring solution for real industrial problems. Students need to come up with innovative solutions for the benefits of society and industry to showcase infront of faculty, mentors , industrial experts , GTU assistant professors. The real life solution can be taken as final year project as per GTU curriculum.

Zonal level IDP Expo

Each zone is dedicated with a college where the IDP Expo will be carried out. This expo should be open to all the students and the faculty of the college and all the neighboring industries

    Student need to present their innovative solution for industries in the form of posters.

    Preparation of Posters:

  1. Prepare the poster on material that is lightweight. The material can be on one sheet so that it can be rolled up for easy transport or on separate panels for individual mounting.

  2. Posters should be readable from a distance of 6 feet (2 meters). For adequate visibility,capital letters should be at least 3/8 inch (1 cm) high after enlargement to full poster size
  3. The team of students may prepare handouts about their project for distribution at the Expo.
  4. The poster should be self-explanatory so that one is free to supplement and discuss particular points raised by enquiry at the Expo by the visitors. Every poster should include the poster number, Group Identity Number to distinguish while evaluation, the Title of the project, name of the faculty Guide and the names of the students, who have worked on the project.

Guidelines for the Poster:

” heading, poster title, author(s) name(s), and their affiliations”

Suggested font sizes: Title : Arial (86 pt) Team member’s name, guide name , mention if any other contributor : Arial (48 pt) Figure citation : Arial (25 or higher) Rest of the text : Arial (30 pt) Arial font can be replaced with any other font which is readable. For each branch, a team of experts, having a good mix of Senior Professors from the same college, the neighboring colleges/ institutes/ polytechnics, and experts from the Industry, should be invited to judge these projects at the Expo and to choose the best IDP for facilitation

IDP Expo Report Format

Every Participants have to add following contain in IDP Expo report
  • Date
  • Place
  • College
  • Outline of the event
  • Expert Panel (Review Project)
  • How many teams presented in which branch
  • Feedback from industry mentors/experts
  • Feedback from final year teams
  • Feedback from faculty members
  • Photos
  • Mention which department did what
  • Feedback from 3rd year students
  • Any other thing you wish to add
  • Key insights/ benefit/learning from the event
  • Conclusion:

      Through carrying out IDP Expo at 4 different zones in GTU, the best innovative idea that are Proof of Concept ready, but due to reasons like lack of resources, funds or knowledge, they would be getting a precious platform, and currently the conversion ratio towards actual Idea to solution is very less, so that problem also would be solved through the IDP expo. The goal is to identify the top 100 projects/ solutions who would be provides supports in all ways possible, could be financial, or maybe if mentorship is the key requirement.


    All regular students with a valid identity card of their respective educational institutes are eligible to participate in the event.