Map The Future Innovation Challenge

Inviting innovators, start-ups, professionals and students to build solutions for India using Mappls maps & geospatial technologies.

Map The Future Innovation Challenge: Furthering the vision of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

Map The Future Innovation Challenge is an initiative by Mappls to further the vision of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Sarvottam Bharat.

An ecosystem for entrepreneurs, creators, innovators and problem solvers in India to leverage Mappls' digital map & geospatial data and location-based products, platforms, APIs and solutions.

Unleash Limitless Innovation

Mappls' Map The Future Innovation Challenge truly celebrates innovation across various spheres.


Innovative drone-based solutions & services, technologies for drones


Innovative location-based solutions solving challenges across the business ecosystem


Innovative location-based solutions for smart cities, governance & administration, communities

Student Innovation

Innovations around maps & location championed by student ambassadors

Who Should

We welcome individuals, organisations and communities to enter the Map The Future Innovation Challenge and help build an Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Sarvottam Bharat.

  • Students
  • Software Developers
  • Working professionals
  • Business owners
  • Government professionals
  • Startups
  • Small & medium businesses
  • Corporates, government organisations
  • Schools, colleges, universities
  • Communities, unions

Rewards and Benefits

The Map The Future Innovation Challenge brings amazing opportunities and benefits to winners and qualifying participants.

Job Offer at Mappls

Eligible participants will get a chance to join our team

Opportunities worth up to Rs. 1 crore

Free solution, usage credits for winners and qualifiers

Go-to-market support

Support for joint go-to-market, business opportunities

Funding opportunites

Seed funding for your idea/startup basis selection criteria

MapmyIndia API Stack

Location plays an essential role in almost every aspect of our lives, be it work or personal. Location intelligence can boost any activity, from finding your friend's address to improving logistics & supply chain operations for your business. Get inspired and innovative with the best location intelligence stack available with Mappls' Map APIs & SDKs.


From standard to complex - integrate map, search and routing functions in your app.


Geospatial APIs and ready-to-use map data to build advanced location-based applications.


IoT-driven location & motion sensing, workforce automation capabilities for your app.

Mappls Apps

Embeddable deep links and SDKs to enable your apps with maps, search, hybrid navigation and much more.

Advanced APIs

Embed maps, search, routes built for the world or Covid info & tools into your apps & websites.

Rules Of The Challenge

While we welcome participants to unleash their limitless innovation, we require all registrants and teams to play by the rules.

  • This is an individual or a team event. Any registrant can form a team of up to 4 members.

  • Apps should be unique, creative and demonstrate problem solving potential of real world issues with the help of location-based services such as maps, GPS, tracking, navigation, geo-visualization etc.

  • Registered teams will be given Mappls APIs which should be used to build the location-based aspect of the app, among other things. The submission will be based on POC (Proof-of-Concept).

  • Finalists will get to present their POC with a short presentation in front of an esteemed jury for the final prizes.

  • Any copyright violation of proprietary source code, graphics, UI/UX is strictly prohibited.

  • Any open source module, if used, should be duly credited according to their licensing requirements.

  • Any deviation from the above will result in immediate disqualification of the entry.

  • Mappls reserves the right to check the validity of the registration information submitted at any point of time.

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Team size may vary from 1-4 members

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