What is SLIoT Challenge?

SLIoT Challenge 2018 is a Competition which is organized by Computer Science and Engineering department of University of Moratuwa and Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka in collaboration with Sri Lanka Telecom PLC. This competition is organized to improve the awareness on the concept "Internet of Things" (IoT) and its usages among the Sri lankan community. The market for IoT devices is growing rapidly and expected to hit half a trllion dollars by 2020. Techno aims to provide young enterprenuers and students a chance to engage with the IoT industry.

The organizers expect to evaluate IoT based solutions which are capable in providing solutions to general public according to Industrial level standards. By this Competition we hope to ignite imagination and creativity by providing a competitive background among each other. We will check your ideas in various aspects to determine its creativity, value, benefits, technologies etc. Winners will be chosen from the best ideas and event day performance of the applications.

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Challenge Details

Come up with any new IDEA, that help to solve any day to day life problem or come up with a totally new project that is based on Internet Of Things, and that’s all. You are ready to participate in the SLIoT Competition.

This competition is open to both undergraduates as well as anyone else with a passion for IoT. Two prize pools will be available for Undergraduate and Open categories. The proposal should be an internet connected device with real world applications.

The finalists will get the chance to demo their products at Techno 2018, the largest and the only engineering and technology exhibition held annually in Colombo.

Registration has been closed.


Event CategoryPrize pool
1st Place2nd Place3rd place
Open CategoryRs. 50 000Rs. 30 000Rs. 20 000
SLT LTE or Megaline Double Play BB Conneection
Undergraduate CategoryRs. 50 000Rs. 30 000Rs. 20 000
SLT LTE or Megaline Double Play BB Conneection

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