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 – […]
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 , […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.