Mobility Hackathon selects six projects to fix current issues: Six projects were chosen from a Mobility Hackathon organised by India and Sweden to solve current issues such as healthy transportation and traffic pollution.
On Wednesday, the virtual award ceremony for the ‘Sweden-India Mobility Hackathon: Changing the Way We Travel!’ took place, which took place from February 26 to 28. Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari was among those who attended.
Over 500 participants from Sweden and India—students, entrepreneurs, tech fans, developers, designers, creative professionals, and mobility experts—worked closely with more than 76 mentors to create solutions to the potential challenges of sustainable mobility, according to an official statement.
According to the announcement, the winning teams will have the opportunity to work with major Swedish and Indian companies to further grow their concepts and introduce solutions.
Sweden’s Ambassador to India, Klas Molin, said: “I’d like to express my gratitude to the Swedish Institute, all of our partners, and all of the participants for helping to make the Sweden-India Mobility Hackathon a huge success! The Hack gives imaginative and ambitious young people the chance to lead and find answers to one of today’s and tomorrow’s most pressing issues.” Minister Gadkari, a friend of Sweden and a strong supporter of road safety and sustainable transportation, is here today to congratulate the Hakathon winners!” Klas Molin chimed in.
The six winning projects in each group are as follows:
- Category: Lethal road accidents
- Category: The key to sustainable future
- Category: Safe Transport
- Category: Emissions in traffic
- Category: Sustainable Logistics
- Category: Infrastructure for connected devices