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Tech tutorials, hackathon to broaden EU-India ICT cooperation

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The Delegation here is organising a series of tech events across four cities, including a challenge in Bengaluru, which aims to imagine new applications that a could offer to its citizens.

The will be hosted at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) on February 16, the EU Delegation in New said in a statement.

"This initiative is just one example of how we are implementing the decision taken at the India-EU Summit held on October 6, 2017 to broaden EU-India's cooperation on ICT standardisation," of the to was quoted as saying in the statement.

The winning team of the will be awarded a trip to Estonia, supported jointly by the and Estonia, to attend the Estonian flagship startup and technology event -- Latitude59, it said.

Four tutorials (- February 12; - February 14; Bengaluru - February 15 and Chandigarh - February 19) are also being organised.

The hackathon will familiarise Indian developers

especially from startups and academia - with emerging global standards for (M2M) and the Internet of Things (IoT).

These events are being organised in cooperation with Indian and European partners under an EU-funded project supporting cooperation between and the EU on ICT standardisation.

According to the statement, "This hackathon aims to imagine new applications that a could offer to its citizens, its elected officials or its technical and administrative services in a multi-domain vision based on the oneM2M standard.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 23:05 IST