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About SingularityU Global Impact Challenge (GIC)
The purpose of GIC is to foster moonshot innovations and startups that positively impact the lives of people, with an ability to scale and impact a billion people worldwide in 10 years. Read more
This year, the India Global Impact Challenge is looking to bring together innovators and stakeholders with a passion to solve the following global grand challenges.
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For more details visit: https://su.org/gic/india-2018/
For more details visit: https://startupmission.kerala.gov.in/pages/iimkmdp
We invite you to a roadshow for the DST-Lockheed Martin-Tata Trusts India Innovation Growth Programme (IIGP) 2.0 at the Kerala Startup Mission, Kochi on 10th May 2018, 10 AM onwards.
A unique tripartite initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India, Lockheed Martin and Tata Trusts, IIGP 2.0 identifies and supports compelling S&T based innovations through the stages of Ideation and Innovation. IIGP 2.0 is complemented by several implementation partners; FICCI, IUSSTF, CIIE at IIM Ahmedabad, IIT Bombay and Tata Center for Technology and Design at MIT.
IIGP 2.0 supports industrial and social innovations through 2 annual parallel challenges:
- University Challenge: Open to individual students/teams across universities in India
- Open Innovation Challenge: Open to the technology community at large
Kerala Startup Mission is organizing the Idea Fest as the 10th Idea Day aimed for promoting the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among the youth in the state of Kerala. This event focuses exclusively on innovative projects by college students in Kerala.
First Stage Application Overview
All the students interested for participating in the Idea Fest were asked to submit their Stage 1 Application form. All students who submitted the application/interest form in stage 1 and submitted Stage 2 application form were considered for the initial selection of Idea Fest.
Stage 1 Application: Interest form
- The Stage 1 Application form was opened for students to make their interest submissions.
- In the first stage, a total of 2384 applications were received.
- All students who submitted the Stage 1 application was provided guidance by KSUM Team to complete their Stage 2 application form through its partners ICT Academy of Kerala and Rethink Foundation.
Stage 2 Application: Idea Fest Application Form
The Stage 2 application form was made available till March 5th and those who submitted the Stage 2 application only were shortlisted for the initial selection round of Idea Fest.
The initial screening process was done by the KSUM Team in which incomplete and trial applications were eliminated.
And further the applications were vetted by IEDC nodal officers from respective IEDC colleges.
Second Stage Shortlisting
KSUM had organized second stage shortlisting at 8 different locations where the applicants presented their idea to an expert panel.
The panel of judges shortlisted 281 ideas with potential and they had also provided other applicants necessary feedback for improving their idea and presentation.
The detailed information regarding the number of ideas shortlisted from different venues are as follows:
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List of Shortlisted Students for the Finals of Idea Fest 2018!!
Demo and final selection of all the shortlisted ideas will be announced soon. The ideas which are recommended by the evaluation panel and approved by KSUM will receive funding through the Innovation Grant scheme. To Read more about the scheme visit: https://startupmission.kerala.gov.in/pages/ideaday
Hello All, www.pick2heal.com , a startup based out of KSUM Trivandrum, has launched their new product feature called Preventive. The preventive plan allows you and your family members to check Sugar, Cholesterol and Blood Pressure (BP) just @ Rs 1 for each. The mission behind this is to build a preventive culture among people so as to stay healthy and happy. No
wonder! This is made available in all the medical labs listed.
“If you control your blood sugar, cholesterol and pressure , the chances of bad things happening to you are very low”
For more info please check https://www.pick2heal.com/
The service is now available in four different districts of Kerala and expanding the service
day by day.
Kerala Startup Up Mission wishes all the very best to the team and do grab this opportunity to monitor the health of each one of your family members @ Rs 1.
Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development. Students work with an open source organization on a 3-month programming project during their break from school.
Deadline: March 27, 2018 at 21:30 (IST)