Thank you to Leapfrog Technology, Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

We are extremely thankful to Leapfrog Technology who helped our robotics and tech community by contributing to this festival of science, tech and entrepreneurship and helping Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship festival become a reality.

Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

Leapfrog is a global technology services company for both big corporations and soon-to-be-big startups. With the mission to be the best and the most trusted technology services business, Leapfrog specializes in Healthcare, Edtech, Consumer, and all things data. They take pride in their software craftsmanship and designing creative solutions.

Since its inception in 2010, Leapfrog has earned the trust of more than 200 customers worldwide. Their principals have built successful startups, and have been leaders at Fortune 500 companies. Leapfrog’s vision is to be a role model software company in Nepal while keeping true to their core values of ownership, integrity and continuous learning.

Thank You to CIMMYT, Development Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

We are extremely thankful to CIMMYT who helped our robotics and tech community by contributing to this festival of science, tech and entrepreneurship and helping Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship festival become a reality.

Development and Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (known by its Spanish acronym CIMMYT for Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo) is a non-profit research and training institution dedicated to both the development of improved varieties of wheat and maize with the aim of contributing to food security, and the introduction of improved agricultural practices to smallholder farmers to help boost production, prevent crop disease and improve their livelihoods. It is also one of the 15 non-profit, research and training institutions affiliated with the CGIAR, formerly known as the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research.

Thank you to Open Knowledge Nepal, Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

We are extremely thankful to be supported by Open Knowledge Nepal who helped our robotics and tech community by contributing to this festival of science, tech and entrepreneurship and helping Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival become a reality.

Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

Open Knowledge Nepal is as a non-profit civic tech organization comprised of openness aficionados. Open Knowledge Nepal believes that openness of data is powerful in order to have a participatory government with civil society, eventually leading to sustainable development. The organization has been involved in research, advocacy, training, workshops and developing tools related to open knowledge. Open Knowledge Nepal wants to make sure that everyone in Nepal has free and open access to the key information, empowering themselves to be able to make decisions about their own lives based on the information that wasn’t available before. Open Knowledge Nepal has been a local chapter of Open Knowledge International since February 2013.

Thank you to AI for Development, Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

We are extremely thankful to be supported by Artificial Intelligence for Development who helped our robotics and tech community by contributing to this festival of science, tech and entrepreneurship and helping Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival become a reality.

Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

Artificial Intelligence for Development is a research and development organization established with the mission statement of “Applied AI to bring community solutions.” AI for Development focuses on bringing applied Artificial Intelligence solutions to existing community problems. Artificial Intelligence for Development connects domain experts with AI developers to develop solutions that can transform the society. If you are a domain expert, an expert in AI or just getting started in AI, consider joining the AID mission to deliver a positive impact to the society using Artificial Intelligence.

Thank you to Fusemachines, Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

We’re extremely thankful to be supported by Fusemachines who helped our robotics and tech community by contributing to this festival of science, tech and entrepreneurship and helping it become a reality.

Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

Fusemachines is an Artificial Intelligence company attempting to make AI accessible to everyone through education, software, & services and established with the following mission statement “Democratize AI- We are built upon the idea that knowledge and opportunity should be accessible to anyone who aspires to use AI systems to address real-world situations.”

They train tech/software graduates to become AI engineers around the world and headquartered in New York City, US. with Offices in Nepal, Canada, and the Dominican Republic.

Thank you to Laba, Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

We’re extremely thankful to be supported by LABA who helped our robotics and tech community by contributing to this festival of science, tech and entrepreneurship and helping it become a reality.

Knowledge Partner – Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival

LABA established in 2009 is the most advanced IT training service provider in Nepal. The training centre offers blended IT learning solutions comprising Classroom training, Onsite training and e-learning directly from the global vendors. LABA is privileged to be listed in top 100 ICT solutions provider in the world according to 2014 Red Herring Global award (http://www.redherring.com/events/red-herring-global/2014-finalists/), a prestigious recognition honouring the year’s most audacious and far-reaching private technology companies, startups and entrepreneurs from across the globe.

The center has currently 5000 + Square feet of space with 10 State-Of-The-Art classrooms and a training capacity of 90 participants at any point of time at its corporate office situated at Anamnagar, opposite Singha durbar East gate. The highly specialized training center is managed by the highly skilled and experienced team of globally certified experts with prior proven expertise at global IT companies.

Laba serves a variety of market sectors and industries with offerings that range from IT training service to IT infrastructure design to project management of complex IT initiatives. Laba believes in adding values to their customer’s business by understanding their business domain and their business needs. Laba further secures their customers business by constantly updating them on the latest trends of the digital economy. However, Laba is also authorized Training and Certification Center for EC Council, Microsoft, Oracle, RHCE, CISCO, MikroTik, Ubiquiti, Cambium, ISACA, People Cert, ISO (IRCA) and (ISC)2.


Yantra 7.0 Theme Release

Yantra 7.0 Science | Tech | Entrepreneurship Festival 2018

Creating Robotics Industry in Nepal : by 2030
Mission Statement

The mission is to create platform that aims to encourage interdisciplinary cross-pollination among the creative and technical fields with a focus on learning and exchange. Each Edition of Yantra features Robotics competitions, workshops, art-tech exhibition, kids Robotics Competition and other multidisciplinary programs. Theme of the Yantra 7.0 is “ The Future”.

Objectives & Goals

Objectives :

  • Build Globally competent Robotics and Automation manpower.
  • Providing International exposure to National Robotics and Tech enthusiasts.
  • Robotics as a problem solving  tools.
  • Push innovation and entrepreneurship in Nepal.
  • Encouraging the practice of sciences and technology all over the Nepal.

Goals:

The main goal of this event is to encourage youth to practice robotics with passion, by offering them an unforgettable technical and human experience.

  • Lead the Robotics innovation in Nepal.
  • Improve the capacity of Robotics Engineers in Nepal qualitatively and quantitatively.
  • Progress the design from the current prototype model towards a viable commercial product
  • Improve upon the current electronics, mechanics and software.

There are following four major programs under the umbrella of Yantra 7.0 Science, Tech and Entrepreneurship Festival 2018.