IntelliSmart Infrastructure Private Limited has unveiled the third edition of its flagship innovation challenge and hackathon INSTINCT. The flagship initiative of IntelliSmart, aims to foster innovation to drive digitalisation in smart metering and power sector. This year, INSTINCT 3.0 aims to take the possibility of collaboration and partnership for commercialisation to the next level. INSTINCT 3.0 will focus on specific problem statements that have risen from the real-life on-ground operational application of smart meter projects. These include developing a reliable design solution that will enhance the ability of smart electricity meters to withstand electricity surges up to 10 KV in an operating environment; create a prototype of an energy exchange platform at a peer-to-peer level based on smart meter-enabled aggregated data and blockchain settlement that will allow consumers to sell energy; demonstrate a solution in which the electricity smart meter host/gateway for connecting and managing home appliances, and residential EV chargers, and has the footprint to connect other utility meters.