Benefits & Awards

India Innovation Initiative 2017

Benefits & Awards

BENEFITS & SUPPORT TO INNOVATORS

Pre-Incubation Entrepreneurship Training, Incubation, Mentoring & Funding connect

  • 1Top 100 innovators selected from through a competitive selection criteria will be invited to receive free, exclusive and high quality pre-incubation training through orientation workshops organized in four different regions of the country.
  • 2The top 100 will also get the opportunity to present their innovations live in front of a Jury through a briefpresentation and Q&A session organized as part of the Regional workshop.
  • 3The Top 20 innovators selected from the regional round will get the opportunity to present their innovations live in front of a Grand Jury comprising eminent persons through a briefpitching and Q&A session.The winners in the top awards will be recognized and awarded at a gala Awards function.
  • 4The top innovations are rewarded with access to incubation and connect to investor network from a diverse set of partners.
  • 5i3 provides innovators having high industrial or social impact potential with an opportunity to receive mentorship support from serial entrepreneurs, senior corporate professionals, incubators
  • 6Apart from these existing supporting channels i3 is in constant touch with central and state governments and NSTEDB-supportedTechnology Business Incubators (TBIs) in the country to rope in their support and patronage for the program.
  • 7Networking with start-up ecosystem experts – incubator and accelerator managers, investors and fund managers - industry and corporate professionals, and senior academia and government officials.

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9th India Innovation Initiative
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India Innovation Initiative 2017

India Innovation Initiative or i3 is one of India's largest and most-awaited innovation challenges jointly-promoted by the Confederation of Indian Industry, the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to identify, reward and recognize the top innovators from across the country and to enable commercialisation of the best, home-grown innovations through incubation support, mentorship, investor and industry connect. Now in its 9th edition, the focus of i3 2017 is on identifying high-potential innovators who have developed innovations with high-impact, and orienting and training them to become entrepreneurs. This year, the focus is on the human aspect, developing key entrepreneurship skills of innovators for maximum impact.