Training of Trainers

India Innovation Initiative 2017

Training of Trainers Program on Enterprise Development & Investment Promotion

About the Program:

The Training of Trainers Program on Enterprise Development & Investment Promotion (EDIP) is a high-level training program jointly–conducted by  the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Department of Science & Technology, Government of India and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) ITPO Bahrain, geared towards equipping senior leaders of start-up ecosystem with the latest international best practices, processes, skills, and competencies in the planning and implementing EDIPs for various target groups, and toidentify and cater to the various needs of innovators, potential entrepreneurs and start-ups at different stages.

This is a prestigious program of the UNIDO Investment & Technology Promotion Office (ITPO) in Bahrain and Arab International Centre for Entrepreneurship and Investment (AICEI), Bahrain andwas delivered by high-profile experts from UNIDO-AICEI who have decades of international experience in establishing incubation and investment ecosystems in over 30 countries. The expertsshared their deep insights, on entrepreneurship development and investment promotion tailored for an emerging economy like India.

Through this program, the aim is tocreate a pool of top-quality trainersfrom senior management at Technology Business Incubators and Accelerators, Angel Investors and Fund Managers, Academia and executives at Business Chambers and investment promotion bodies. As “Ambassadors of i3 2017”, thesetrainers will further train and extend incubation and mentorship support to high-potential innovators and early-stage entrepreneurs, from the India Innovation Initiative (i3) 2017 platform for enabling commercialization of high-impact innovations and scale their businesses. 

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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.