CZC 2018
Jun 17- Feb 18

Launch of CZC 2019
Jun 18

Selection of top 24 Teams
Jun – oct 18

CZC flagship events in Shaastra 2019
(IIT Madras student technical festival):
Training Boot Camp, Pitch Fest, Exhibitions

Jan 19

CZC 2019 Finale
Apr 19

Launch of CZC 2020
Jun 19

What is CZC

CZC is an All India Energy and Environment Innovation & Entrepreneurship Contest pioneered by IIT Madras and supported by Virtusa. CZC, over its last 2 editions (CZC 2018 & CZC 2019), has collaborated with Virtusa, U.S.Consulate General Chennai, Shaastra (IIT Madras Student Body), Industrial Waste Management Association (IWMA), IIT Madras Incubation Cell and Keiretsu Forum.

Our vision is to “to create a global impact by combining three powerful factors “Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Energy & Environment & Youth” to protect future generations.

CZC Themes


Urban Areas





CZC 2019 so far