Selection Criteria

India Innovation Initiative 2017

Selection Criteria

  • 1Creativity and originality of the innovation: The innovation must be original and should not by any means include copied or plagiarized work.
  • 2Application of Innovation: The innovation should address wider application areas and new opportunities, which are either beneficial to the people or have the potential to cause disruptive impact at the current sectoral/industrial level.
  • 3Potential for commercialization and scale-up: The innovation should have a prototype or working model or proof of concept which can demonstrate its utility. Innovations with higher utility or problem solving capacity and with higher potential to commercialize and scale-up fast are more likely to be selected. The innovator must be motivated and driven to commercialize his/her innovation(s).
  • 4Potential for addressing industrial and/or social concerns: The innovation should target to solve at least one existing industrial and social challenge.

All Applicants must read all the Rules and Guidelines before applying.
http://i3.ciiinnovation.in/noc-rules-and-guidelines.php

9th India Innovation Initiative
2017

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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.