National, September 09, 2022: OPPO India, a leading technology brand, has announced OPPO Inspiration Cup, a unique coding hackathon to recognise and empower the innovative minds in the country. Driven by the quest to find the best, this hackathon is designed to provide a platform for engineering students across India to showcase their coding skills. Introduced under the Genius+ program, the OPPO Inspiration Cup will bring together brilliant minds from the country and inspire them to develop solutions that can support communities for a better tomorrow.
Spread over 08 weeks across different stages of the hackathon, OPPO has collaborated with Hacker Earth, one of the leading hackathon platforms, to organise this coding challenge. Participants of this program will be challenged on innovation and problem-solving skills during this duration. The program aims to test students’ coding skills, and winning members with will have a chance to intern with OPPO India R&D and win exciting prizes.
Commenting on this program, Mr. Tasleem Arif, Vice President, India R&D Head, OPPO India, said, “Innovation has been one of OPPO’s fundamental principles; however, in doing so, we remain committed to capability building – of the nation and the people. OPPO Inspiration Cup is the quest for the best like-minded talent in the country who can develop creative solutions for real-time technical challenges. Our brand proposition, Inspiration Ahead, motivates us to further the cause of building innovative technology, and we will continue inspiring our young innovators for the same.
The OPPO Inspiration Cup Hackathon will comprise three rounds overall. Round one of the challenges will include a timed coding challenge that will recognise 100 individuals eligible to move ahead in the competition. The first-round winners will be announced on October 12, 2022.The winners will be given access to a micro-site which will lead them to the next challenge starting on October 15, 2022. The second round will be in a similar format, albeit more challenging. The winners for this will be announced on October 19.
OPPO has been at the forefront of empowering and mentoring India’s youth through multiple initiatives. The Genius+ program from OPPO India is introduced to support engineering students with scholarship programs. Additionally, OPPO has collaborated with academicians to promote research in camera and image processing, battery, networks (5G), system performance, and Artificial Intelligence, among other areas. The brand is also running Elevate Program to promote creativity in the start-up ecosystem in India.
Registration for the OPPO Inspiration Cup is open now and students can apply till October 8, 2022. To register for the challenge or learn more about it, please visit the official OPPO Inspiration.
About OPPO Mobiles India Private Limited
OPPO is a leading global smart device brand. Since the launch of its first mobile phone – “Smiley Face” – in 2008, OPPO has been in relentless pursuit of the perfect synergy of aesthetic satisfaction and innovative technology. Today, OPPO provides a wide range of smart devices spearheaded by the Find and Reno series. Beyond devices, OPPO provides its users with the ColorOS operating system and internet services like OPPO Cloud and OPPO+. OPPO operates in more than 50 countries and regions with more than 40,000 of OPPO’s employees are dedicated to creating a better life for customers around the world.
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