The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has announced the 5G & Beyond Hackathon 2023. The hackathon will reward 100 winners with a total prize of Rs 10 million for developing 5G products and solutions , and the unique opportunity to scale and implement their 5G products/solutions to make them market ready with the support of mentors from government, industry, academia, telcos, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) etc.

The hackathon aims at shortlisting India-focused cutting-edge ideas which can be converted into workable 5G and beyond products and solutions. The applications have been invited since June 28, 2023.

The participants are allowed to develop 5G and beyond solutions from across various categories like healthcare, education, governance etc. The hackathon is open to individuals, students, start-ups and academic institutions in India.