REGISTRATION IS OPEN TILL – MAY 9TH, 2022.

TECHNORAMA’22 Physical Exhibition

TECHNORAMA’22 Virtual Exhibition

You’ll present your idea in live exhibition on May 26th., from 10 am to 4 pm, in KTU Santaka Valley, K. Baršausko str. 59, Kaunas .

1 m. wide stand will be prepared for the presentation of your work at the exhibition. The title of the work, a description of the idea, and a link to the virtual exhibition booth will be designed and printed on the wall of the stand. Table (table top measurement 80×80 cm), 3-slot extension will be prepared for you in the stand. Wireless KTU internet will be available also.

We recommend to demonstrate the created prototype at the exhibition, to have a laptop to demonstrate visualizations and other visual materials.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN TILL – MAY 9TH, 2022.

Textual information from registration form will be used for the virtual stand.

Visual material complementing description of your work – visualizations, drawings, screenshots, photos from the product development process, the logo of the implemented project program, etc. – may be displayed in virtual booth. Suitable .png, .jpg formats. Image lengths (height, width) must be divisible by 4, but not necessarily equal.

A video of the presentation of the idea will also be presented on the virtual stand. The organizers of the exhibition will take care of the filming of the presentation video.

 

Getting ready for the TECHNORAMA exhibition

  1. “Effective pitching” training specially prepared for TECHNORAMA’22 participants. Registered participants will get connection to the training details.
  2. If you have never prepared an idea presentation, we recommend using the proposed idea presentation structure, slides. Each item is one slide. If any parts are not relevant, they can be missed.
  3. Get acquainted with practical clothing and behaviour in the exhibition tips.
  4. KTU Startup Space team is ready to help you to get ready! Please, contact Neringa Valantinė – neringa.valantine@ktu.lt.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about registration or event:

Neringa Valantinė

Coordination of participants

phone: +370 613 54999
email neringa.valantine@ktu.lt

 

Evaluation of works

All TECHNORAMA exhibitors compete for the title of the most innovative solution with the greatest commercial potential and Kaunas University of technology Rectors prize.

A number of TECHNORAMA partners establish special prizes for the participants. The winners will be selected and awarded with cash prizes by a competent commission made up of representatives of partners, business and science. The estimated cash prize fund is about 15 000 euros (the amount is constantly growing)*.

Winners who have not established a legal entity will be invited to continue developing the idea at the KTU Startup Space Incubator. The prize of the Vice-Rector of Kaunas University of Technology will go to the leader of the KTU student team, a group of young researchers who have prepared the biggest number of the teams for the TECHNORAMA exhibition.

* sum before taxes

 

Criteria

EVALUATION CRITERIA WHAT IS EVALUATED? WEIGHT
The need The relevance of the problem that is bieign solved is assessed – is the idea, solution being developed help to solve a relevant problem of society.

20%

Impact, value created Value created, benefit for society is evaluated – whether an idea, solution being developed is useful and valuable to people, businesses, society, city, region, country (ies), contributing to the solution of the identified problem.

15%

Potential Uniqueness, quality, novelty, competitive advantage, development and commercialization potential, feasibility of the solution developed.

30%

Presentation The presentation of the idea, solution in the exhibition is evaluated – whether the presentation is clear, comprehensive (problem solved revealed, solution, commercialization potential presented – market, competitive environment, possible business model, current idea development achievements, future plans, solution development team presented), smooth, inclusive?

15%

Completeness on a practical level The technological completeness of the implementation of the idea is assessed. Is a prototype created, already running? Will the product be user-friendly for the end user? How and to what extent is product design developed?

20%

Each criterion is rated on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 means poor and 10 means excellent.

 

Reasons to attend

Technorama is bringing together innovators – students, science representatives, and new technology enthusiasts, business representatives and investors – in one place.

Knowledge. In preparation for participation in the exhibition, you will gain knowledge of effective presentation of the idea, and will receive questions and advices from the participants of the exhibition, which will help to develop your idea further.

Valuable contacts and feedback. The most famous names of Lithuanian innovations, business and science leaders in the jury of the exhibition. Each member of the jury gets acquainted with the work of the participants, so Technorama is the best place to get to get on investors’ radar, get leaders feedback and advice.

Dissemination. For a frequent Technorama participant, the exhibition becomes the first public presentation to the public. The exhibition is physically and virtually visited by several thousand spectators, and the content of Technorama reaches hundreds of thousands on social media and national media – the dissemination is wide!

Your idea is presented in a live and virtual exhibition and in a digital catalogue of works.

Prize. Every year, the best-rated participants compete for a cash prize – sponsors contribute to it, and the KTU Rector’s Prize is established.

Idea presentation material. After the exhibition you will have pitch deck ready and you will receive a video of the presentation of your idea.

Certificate confirming participation in the exhibition. Each member of the team participating in the exhibition will get a certificate confirming participation in the exhibition. According to your university’s rules, participating in an innovation exhibition and presenting your idea can add extra points toward a scholarship.

 

F. A. Q.

  • I am not a student of KTU, can I still participate in Technorama? Yes, you can. Anyone can participate.
  • I am creating social innovation, not a technological device. Can I still participate? Yes, we are looking for developers from different fields.
  • Where will the live exhibition take place and for how long? You will present your work during TECHNORAMA’22 live exhibition on May 26th. The live exhibition will take place from 10 am to 4 pm, in KTU Santaka Valley, K. Baršausko str. 59, Kaunas. If needed, we invite you to come to KTU Santaka Valley, K. Baršausko str. 59, Kaunas, and get ready for the exhibition on May 25, from 4 p.m.
  • What means will we get at the exhibition, what do we need to prepare by ourselves? A stand will be prepared for the presentation of your work at the exhibition. Stand width 1 m. Inventory on the stand: table (table top measurement 80×80 cm), 3-slot extension. If additional electricity is required, please inform tomas.proscevicius@ktu.lt. Internet – wireless. The title of the work, a description of the idea, and a link to the virtual exhibition booth will be designed and printed on the wall of the stand. We recommend to demonstrate the created prototype at the exhibition, to have a laptop to demonstrate visualizations and other visual materials.
  • How many people can be at the stand? We recommend one person to be on the stand at a time. If there are several members in the team, we recommend to change in turn.
  • What outfit is the most suitable to present idea in the exhibition? We are inviting you to get acquainted with practical clothing and behaviour in the exhibition tips https://bit.ly/clothing-and-behavior-in-the-exhibition.
  • Are there any taxes for the prize? Yes, the amount of the cash prize won is taxable according to the applicable legislation. The amount of the cash prize is presented before taxes.
  • Will I receive a certificate confirming participation in the exhibition? Yes, each member of the team participating in the exhibition will get a certificate confirming participation in the exhibition. According to your university’s rules, participating in an innovation exhibition and presenting your idea can add extra points toward a scholarship.
  • Who can advise in preparation for the Technorama exhibition? Please, contact Neringa Valantine, valantine@ktu.lt. “Effective pitching” training is prepared specially for TECHNORAMA’22 participants also. Registered participants will get connection to the training details.
  • I’ve never presented my idea in public and don’t know how to do it. Can I expect help? Yes, KTU Startup Space team will help you to properly. Technorama participants will receive training on the topic of “Effective pitching” and consultations from the KTU Startup Space team.
  • How will the filming of the idea presentation take place? KTU Startup Space team will contact you to agree on a suitable date for filming. Filming will take place remotely via the Zoom platform.
  • What is the duration of the presentation, language? Duration – up to 2 minutes. Delivery language – Lithuanian/English (optionally).