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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Mizoram Post

June 28 2017

IIMCIP signs MoU with Mizoram Government

Mizoram State Entrepreneurship Development Monitoring Committee (MEDMOC), and IIMCIP inked MoU for Business Plan Contest and Entrepreneurship Summit.

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June 21 2017

Accolades for 5C Network

5 C Network won the Best tech Startup in Karnataka organized by Delloite and Govt of Karnataka for their work in teleradiology and their approach in bridging the healthcare divide through technology. They  were also recognized as the best startup at the m2m+iot forum organized by the Govt of India and leading Telecom providers in New Delhi.

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Aizawl Post

April 19 2017

Pacchunga University College hosts Thinking Social Seminar, March’17

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park in association with TATA group hosted Thinking Social Seminar at Pacchunga University College ,on 31st March’2017, under the aegis of TATA Social Enterprise Challenge. The primary objective of this event was to build awareness on social entrepreneurship, generate interest and inspire the young generation to come up with innovative solutions to social challenges.

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Times of India

March 16 2017

Bengal’s entrepreneurial climate on upward curve

While it still has miles to go to be counted among the best, entrepreneurial confidence is steadily rising in Bengal, with a recent study putting the state in the “aspiring” category.
Overall, Bengal finished ninth on the entrepreneurial readiness index ahead of states like Andhra Pradesh and Haryana, but behind Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Punjab and Chattisgarh.

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India Blooms

October 21 2016

IIMCIP launches its new project INVENT

IIM Calcutta Innovation Park, formed under the aegis of IIM Calcutta, for promoting entrepreneurship and innovation in research and business through industry-academia partnership, formally announced the launch of its new initiative INVENT, on Wednesday, at IIMC City Office campus in Kolkata.

According to the organization, INVENT is a joint initiative by IIMCIP in association with DFID UK and Technology Development Board (TDB), Government of India.

The program is designed to create a platform to support social entrepreneurs in eastern India, for-profit social enterprises, which are deploying innovative solutions to the prevailing social challenges.

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