INDIA INNOVATION INITIATIVE 2016

Selection Criteria

Applications will be evaluated and shortlisted on the basis of the following criteria by the i3 Expert Committee comprising jury members drawn from the government, academia and industry.

  • Creativity and originality of the innovation: The innovation must be novel in its area of application and have a high potential for societal impact. The innovation should be in the form of a prototype (working model of a product or service) and should not, by any means, be or include copied or stolen work.
  • Application of technology: The innovation should attempt to address at least one existing industrial and social challenge related to the focus areas identified in the program.
  • Potential for commercialization: The innovation should have a significant potential for commercialisation. Innovations with higher utility or problem solving capacity are more likely to be selected for commercialization. The innovator must be motivated to commercialize his/her innovation(s).

*Note: Any entry found to be plagiarized will be disqualified.