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ITC Infotech to host the 4th edition of iTech
19 Nov 2018

Will conduct a Startup Showcase and a programing 'Codeathon'
  to fast track adoption of disruptive digital technologies

ITC Infotech, a specialized global technology services provider and a fully-owned subsidiary of ITC Ltd, today announced the fourth  edition of its flagship annual Co-creation and Technology Innovation Platform 'iTech 2018'. The event will take place at the ITC Infotech corporate  headquarters in Bengaluru on 8th and 9th of December, 2018.

Speaking  about the initiative, Sushma Rajagopalan, MD & CEO, ITC Infotech said, "As  a technology company and a differentiator in the digital era, it is imperative for  us to collaborate with our employees,   our clients,  global technology  platform majors & ISVs, and the world of startups, in order to  identify and brainstorm innovative and fast  solutions through  new-age and superior digital  technologies. Our flagship annual event iTech promotes this through co-creation,  co-innovation and collaboration."

Aimed at boosting digital talent  amongst technology enthusiasts and providing a platform for aspiring startups, ITC Infotech will  run two parallel tracks, a Startup 'Showcase' segment and a programing 'Codeathon'.

The Startup 'Showcase' has been designed with the objective  of providing innovative technology startups a platform to present their  solutions directly to businesses. ITC Infotech will invite  established and early-stage startups to demonstrate solutions leveraging  emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Augment Virtual & Mixed  Reality, Blockchain, IoT, etc across Industry 4.0, HealthTech  and Fintech. ITC Infotech also seeks to partner with relevant startups to help  develop the solution, create a joint go-to-market and provide market access.

The Codeathon  segment will see teams solving programing challenges that includes - building interactive  mobile UI component using platform specific SDK, offline analytics for mobile  app,  offline app sync, process  automation, and labour matching for farming. An open innovation category has  also been created for Blockchain Solution across select industry verticals. Three  winning teams will get a chance to win a prize money of Rs. 2,00,000, Rs.  1,00,000 and Rs. 50,000.

The  event is free and open to all students, professionals, developers and  technology startups. To register for iTech 2018, please  visit:

About iTech 2018

iTech, an ITC Infotech initiative, is an annual technology innovation  platform. The platform focuses on leveraging emerging and disruptive  technologies to create business-ready solutions, to address some of the most  challenging problems faced by the industry.

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About ITC Infotech

ITC Infotech is a specialized global technology services provider, led by  Business and Technology Consulting. ITC Infotech's Digitaligence@work infuses  technology with domain, data, design, and differentiated delivery to  significantly enhance the experience and efficiency, enabling its clients to  differentiate and disrupt their business.

The company provides solutions to  enterprises in Supply Chain based industries (CPG, Retail, Manufacturing,  Hi-Tech) and Services (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance, Healthcare,  Airline, Hospitality) through a combination of traditional and newer business  models, as a long-term sustainable partner.

ITC Infotech is a fully-owned  subsidiary of ITC Ltd, one of India's foremost private sector companies and a  leading multi-business conglomerate. With a market capitalization of over US$  50 billion and turnover of US$ 8 billion, ITC Limited is acknowledged as one of  India's most valuable business corporations. It has been ranked as India's most  admired companies by a survey conducted by Fortune India, in association with  the Hay Group.

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