About NGIC 2021

HP Green R&D Centre launched an innovation drive in 2019 with a moto to encourage students in India to come up with bright ideas to tackle modern world challenges such as rising energy demands, environmental pollution and growing consumerism. As part of this initiative, HPCL is organizing “New Generation Ideation Contest” to provide a platform for the students and young researchers to share their innovative solutions.

The second edition of the contest was launched in 2020 wherein three entries were selected as winners in the Undergraduate Category, and six entries in the Open Category; whereas, five ideas were awarded commendation prizes.

In 2021, HP Green R&D Centre is geared up to launch the third edition of the innovation drive - New Generation Ideation Contest 2021.

In this edition also, innovative ideas are invited from researchers, post graduate scholars and under graduate scholars from across the country in the 10 Themes: Circular Economy, Artificial Intelligence, Waste to Fuels/Chemicals, Petroleum Refining, Hydrogen, CO2 Capture and Conversion. Advanced Energy Storage Materials / Devices, Polymer and Petrochemicals, Novel Separation Materials, and General.