MathWorks Minidrone Competition

India 2022 | Kanpur, India

This competition is co-hosted with Society of Aerospace Engineers (SAE) - IIT Kanpur, and ICT Academy

    Learn how to develop an autonomous minidrone line follower and develop key skills like Model-Based Design relevant to the industry—all while having fun using drones!

The application deadline has passed for this competition.

India 2022 Competition Details

Round 1 | Simulation

Develop path planning, image processing, and control systems for a minidrone line follower in simulations

Round 2 | Deployment

Deploy algorithms designed during the simulation round to a Parrot Mambo minidrone

This competition is open to students from universities/institutes in India.

Get Ready to Fly

1. Apply to receive all the competition materials. 

2. Watch the MathWorks Minidrone Competition video series to better understand the competition details.

3. Review the competition rules and guidelines.

4. Complete MATLAB Onramp, Simulink Onramp, and Stateflow Onramp courses before starting to work on your algorithm.

Competition Timeline



Application 29 July 2022
Simulation Submission 12 August 2022
Finalists Declaration 16 September 2022
Final Round 14 October 2022

No participation fees

Free self-paced tutorials

Complimentary MathWorks software