IIT Madras e-summit 2022 to feature over 800 start-ups

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Vishu Verma
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Updated on Mar 2, 2022 14:54 IST

The annual event will be held from March 3 to 6, 2022, in online mode. Piyush Goyal, Minister for Commerce and Industry, will deliver the keynote address. 

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Entrepreneurship Cell will host the seventh iteration of its annual ‘Entrepreneurship Summit’ to promote innovation and entrepreneurship from March 3 to 6, 2022. The summit will be conducted in an online mode.  The summit will cater to over 800 startups in various sectors with participation from over 715 colleges.  

Piyush Goyal, Minister for Commerce and Industry, will deliver the keynote address. IIT Madras Director V Kamakoti said, “IIT Madras, over the last decade and half, has been concentrating on entrepreneurship. We have been orienting ourselves towards translational research and we want our research to reach the society at large. The e-summit is an important event that the institute conducts specifically to provide a direction for existing and aspiring entrepreneurs and those in the early stages of setting up a company.” 

Congratulating the e-cell team for putting together the program in a record time, Kamakoti said, “There are four conclaves being held as part of e-summit 2022. These will address people in different stages of entrepreneurship.” 

Innovators Conclave

Nearly 400 start-ups are participating in the ‘Innovators Conclave’ with another 400 start-ups taking part in the ‘Start-up Conclave.’ The youth conclave has recorded around 1,500 registrations. In addition, the sustainability conclave has received over 700 ecological and entrepreneurial solutions for sustainability challenges. e-summit 2022 also brings forth the fifth edition of the pan-India fund-raising competition, ‘Elevate’, featuring 477 startups of various domains. 

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