IIT Palakkad invites applications for innovation grant of INR 15 lakh

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Vishu Verma
Assistant Manager
Updated on Oct 21, 2021 16:02 IST

The workshop-cum-pitch event is being held from October 30 to November 27. Those interested can apply by October 24. 

IIT Palakkad

IIT Palakkad Technology IHub Foundation (IPTIF), a non-profit organisation set up by IIT Palakkad with INR 100 crore support from the Department of Science and Technology (DST), has invited applications from start-ups/ entrepreneurs for various programmes and pitch events to provide mentorship/incubation support. These are:  

Aarambh, a workshop-cum-pitch event  

With a prize innovation grant of INR 15 lakh, IPTIF in collaboration with the Technology Innovation Foundation of IIT Palakkad (TECHIN) are jointly calling for applications from start-ups/ entrepreneurs in a workshop-cum-pitch event being held from October 30 to November 27, 2021, to pitch their unique ideas on Intelligent Collaborative System (ICS) Solutions for Safety and Energy.  

Interested participants can pitch multi-disciplinary ideas in the fields of robotics, machine learning, software engineering and embedded systems with hardware and software components and related topics. 

Evaluation of the ideas will be based on: 

  • Innovativeness 
  • Technical  Competence
  • Social  Impact 
  • Commercial  Viability 

The last date to submit applications is October 24, 2021. Interested teams can apply from the event website – https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf-NVqyz9OdSqHB9RI5GSKWl3rgmjj5LGl7d2eAdiSqixEgJA/viewform 

IPTIF Entrepreneur-In-Residence (I-EIR) Programme  

To inspire the entrepreneurs to pursue their start-up dreams and get feedback to promote their entrepreneurial goals and aspirations, IPTIF has invited applications from interested start-ups/entrepreneurs for its Entrepreneurs-In-Residence (I-EIR) programme. 

The programme encourages enterprising individuals to venture out and pursue entrepreneurial ideas and enhance the quality of start-ups. 

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Vishu Verma
Assistant Manager

Vishu is a writer, an artist, a cat and an ardent music lover. She loves to read, sketch and explore new places in her leisure time. She has nine years of experience in print media.


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