IEEE SS12 Asia 2018

Empathy to Engineering: Solutions for Macroissues

Call for Pilots

We are proud to announce the call for pilots for the SS12 Innovation Challenge and Maker Fair 2018 !!

coding and making


SS12 is a Coding and Making Challenge jointly organized by Madras IEEE Education Society, Project Possibility and REAL Breakthrough.

It is hosted in partnership with IEEE sections, Universities and leading technology industry companies. The challenge is conducted to recognize the best social innovation application on the theme given

Who can apply?

Any individual / IEEE member / IEEE section can act as the host for the SS12 Asia Project Competition.

What will you get?

The pride of being the part of an internationally recognised competition with a chance to win the Vibrant Pilot Award 2018

The pilots will be organizing the first round of the SS12 project competition and selecting the winner who will compete in the finals with winners from other pilots. Pilots can also recommend teams for participation into Maker Fair from the teams registered for the first round of SS12.

Pilot Training

Third week of February

Pilot Events

SS12 Innovation Challenge Prelims

Final Events

SS12 Innovation Challenge Finals
Maker Fair
Virtual Track
Junior Einstein Track

Points to be noted

  •   Pilot Universities/Sections will be given training through Skype on a mutually convenient date which will be communicated after selection.
  • Two or more universities/sections can also join together as pilots.
  •  There is no restriction to the number of teams registered under one pilot.
  •  The pilots are required to provide the necessary infrastructure/resources to organize the competition.
  •  For selection of the winning teams, the criteria mentioned in the rules are to be broadly followed.
  •  The pilot universities/sections are encouraged to conduct the first round within the months of January -May 2018 and report the results by the first week of June 2018.  This will ensure enough time for VISA processing for the winning teams.


Important Dates

Last Date for Pilot Registration

25th February, 2018

Finals & Conference

Colombo, Sri Lanka
September 2018 (Date will be announced later)


Pilot Coordination

Abilash Praveen
Head of Systems and Security,
Concise Digital
+91 94440 30736
Udari De Alwis
Synergen Technology Labs (Pvt) Ltd,
+94 77 432 4231