openAUTOMATION challenge 2016 India

openAUTOMATION challenge 2016 is organized by Kalycito Infotech Private Limited, Coimbatore, India in partnership with Ethernet POWERLINK Standardization Group (EPSG), Germany. To break free from the shackles of proprietary technologies we have embraced openness and successfully applied it in the field of automation for over a decade. We would like colleges and universities to take advantage of these  established open source technologies. We invite students to join the openAUTOMATION Challenge 2016 to learn, explore, innovate and re-invent themselves as engineers and get ready for an exciting career in their core field of engineering. The contest revolves around open source technologies like openPOWERLINK that spans across multiple branches of engineering. Students who are able to improve, innovate and demonstrate new use cases on the above mentioned technologies can win cash prizes, internship and job opportunities.


Leading industrial Ethernet communication technology
Open source real time Ethernet
Complying with IEEE 802.3 and based on standard Ethernet

About the Challenge

Form a team
Submit an innovative abstract on openPOWERLINK
Develop a project realizing the abstract
Help solve practical problems faced by the industry

Important Dates

Abstract04th April 2016
Mini Project15th July 2016
Final Project15th March 2017


openAUTOMATION challenge '16 team
+91 422 257 9060/61

Ninad Deshpande +91-86006 66352

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