The Hindu BusinessLine

November 27 2018

ICC inks pact with IIMCIP for incubation of start-ups

The Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the IIM Calcutta Innovation Park on Wednesday to help facilitate incubation of start-ups.

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October 26 2018

Health Trail- The Healthcare Accelerator Programme

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park has launched Health Trail, an accelerator to foster start-ups endeavouring to offer innovative solutions to some of the largest health problems in our country, especially in the rural sector.

Accelerator Highlights –

3 Months
15 Member Cohort
7 Dedicated Mentor
5 Top Start ups
Up to 50 Lakhs seed funding for selected startups

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October 1 2018

NIDHI – Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) programme

National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), Government of India supporting Technology Business Incubators is mainly associated with academic and research institutions to leverage technologies and innovations for venture creation. Converting technologies and research into start-up ventures has a long product development and revenue generation time. To inspire the best talents to be entrepreneurs, minimize the risk involved in pursuing start-ups, and to partially set off their opportunity costs of high paying jobs, NSTEDB has introduced NIDHI-Entrepreneurs-in-Residence (EIR) Programme. The NIDHI-EIR programme provides tremendous opportunities for innovative entrepreneurs to expand their networks and get critical feedback on their ventures in order to promote their entrepreneurial career goals and aspirations.

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August 27 2018

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge

The Tata Social Enterprise challenge is a joint initiative of the Tata Group with the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIM-C) started in 2012. The Challenge endeavours to find India’s most promising early stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship – encouraging sustainable, scalable and measurable social Impact. Location: India Benefits : […]

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Nri News 24x7

January 9 2018

The Elbow Engineers emerges winner of Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2017-18

Tata Social Enterprise Challenge 2017-18 (TSEC), a joint initiative of the Tata group and Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), were announced during the grand finale held on January 6, 2018, at the IIM Calcutta campus. The challenge endeavours to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises, and create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship – […]

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December 19 2017

T-Sec Grand finale at IIMC Campus on 6th Jan, 2018

A joint initiative by the Tata group and the IIM-C, TSEC is a quest to find India’s most promising early-stage social enterprises. The endeavor of the challenge is to create an ecosystem for social entrepreneurship and encourage sustainable, scalable and measurable social impact.The grand finale of the programme will be held on 6th January , […]

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December 18 2017

IIMCIP in association with DST announces ‘North East Accelerator Program’

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) in association with Department of Science & Technology (DST) announces ‘North East Accelerator Program’

This initiative, probably first of this kind in North East, will act as a platform for budding entrepreneurs and innovators from North East that would facilitate creation of successful ventures through mentoring, visibility, networking support, capacity building and access to funding opportunity.

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The Telegraph

December 18 2017

IIM Calcutta unveils North East Accelerator Program

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP), in association with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India has announced today the North-East Accelerator Program which aimed at recognizing potentially game-changing early-stage entrepreneurs from North-East India and creating a supportive ecosystem to help them scale up their businesses.

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ABP Ananda (electronic media)

December 15 2017

Remove Dengue from society

This special initiative was taken by Edurade to remove dengue from Kolkata. Kolakata Municipal Corporation with the help of drone (Edurade) tried to detect the stagnant water, where disease spreading mosquito breed.

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Times of India

December 15 2017

Edurades contribution towards society

Struggling to get control over the dengue situation ,Kolkata Municipal Corporation used a Drone (Edurade)to find if there are garbages and stagnant water near or any roof top.

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December 15 2017

Agriculture Grand Challenge

The Ministry of Agriculture and Invest India have collaborated to organise a first of its kind event, The Agriculture Grand Challenge, which will be launched by officials on December 15, 2017 during the upcoming TiEcon Summit in New Delhi.

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November 29 2017

Workshop on Rapid Prototyping by Matan Berkowitz ( Telegraph 23rd Nov,2017)

The concept of PROTOTYPING usually makes us think of technology: writing codes, building hardwares, designing interfaces, etc.Therefore, most startups and entrepreneurs consider it a job for the “Techies”: the CTO, the engineers, the UX / UI experts.In its essence, a prototype is the most concise and effective way to bring an idea to life.With the right state of mind, anyone can do this quickly and effectively – even without relying on technology.

In this workshop, award winning inventor, artist and entrepreneur Matan Berkowitz (MaTan) will instruct the group through a hands-on Rapid Prototyping process, teaching participants how to turn their ideas into “real things” using everyday skills, combined with Design Thinking techniques and his own unique methods.
During the course of the 3-hour session every group will create its own prototype, and gain valuable insights for their next projects.
MaTan is a Forbes Under 30 innovator and the founder of Shift.
He has given talks and workshops worldwide for the like of Google, Microsoft and TEDx, developed bio-feedback based instruments for people with disabilities, and has exhibited interactive installations in museums and galleries.
MaTan is an alumni of global Mass Challenge Accelerator and the European Union’s #MusicBricks Incubator with his latest invention, the Airstrument, which translates movements into music.
Key Takeaways for the Start Up
– valuable knowledge of the methods one can deploy within the start up team to quickly translate an idea into effective design.
– to articulate your ideas and designs more effectively.

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Network capital

November 21 2017

Network Capital partners with IIM Calcutta for the launch of SMART FIFTY

India has emerged as powerful economy over the last 70 years, however it continues to face some of the trickiest development challenges. The need of the hour is to come up with innovative solutions to the various socio-economic challenges. Network Capital has partnered with IIM Calcutta and Department of Science and Technology’s “Smart Fifty” mission […]

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Your Story

November 21 2017

Got a smart solution to transform India? Sign up for IIM Calcutta’s SmartFifty contest to win grants and star in a TV show

Smart is the new sexy! You can’t dispute the statement even if it does sound like a t-shirt slogan. The rapid progress in IoT technology, the advent of Industry 4.0 and the dizzying increase in connectivity have enabled the creation, deployment and scaling of solutions that can solve India’s unique challenges. If you are a […]

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The Economic Times

September 21 2017

IIMCIP in association with DST, launched SMART FIFTY,an innovation hunt project on 20th September’2017

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park on Wednesday launched an innovation hunt project to identify and fund 50 cutting-edge start-up projects that will target the socio-economic transformation of the country.

Conceptualised in association with the Department of Science and technology(DST), the ‘Smart Fifty, 50 Solutions to Transform India’ will accept entries nationally and internationally for the next six months. It will filter them at every step with a simultaneous increase in the funding corpus as it narrows entries.

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Mizo Aw

July 19 2017

IIMCIP in association with Government of Mizoram launches MIZORAM KAILAWN

IIMCIP in association with MEDMOC, Government of Mizoram, announced the launch of Mizoram Kailawn , yesterday, 18th July’2017, to kick start  entrepreneurship movement in Mizoram. The first initiative is the Business Plan Contest (B-Plan contest) and at the final stage of the B-Plan contest, there will be an Entrepreneurship Summit (E-summit) to identify emerging opportunities […]

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