Pravega Innovation Summit

About

This is the flagship event of Pravega 2018, IISc which is an initiative to bring the pillars of scientific growth and innovation i.e. researchers, students, corporate, investors together and provide a platform for networking, exchange of ideas and foster collaboration. PrIS also aims to promote and provide support to the budding innovations and start-ups of young students from all over india.

Schedule

Time Event
9:00AM - 11:00AM Symposium
11:00AM - 11:30AM Snacks
11:30AM - 1:30PM SInEC
1:30PM - 2:30PM Lunch
2:30PM - 4:00PM RIC
4:00PM - 4:30PM Snacks
4:30PM - 5:00PM Results

Event Details

PIS is divided into two main parts:

Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conclave (SInEC)

A platform for students to present their ideas to the masses, it is aimed at helping support the next revolutionary innovation in its grassroots stage.

Structure

  1. Prelims

    1. For this round, participants need to register in the main Pravega website (www.pravega.org) and submit an abstract of their idea or innovation on or before 15th December, 2017.

    2. For the second part of this round, participants need to submit a short video of the working prototype or some other proof of concept to demonstrate the feasibility of their idea or innovation. The deadline for the above is 30th December 2017.

  2. Finale

    All selected teams from previous round will be called to Pravega, IISc on 19th Jan, 2017 to present their ideas to the judges and the general public. Each team will be given 10-15 min to pitch their idea, demonstrate prototype and present B-Plan to all the invitees. Points given by the panel of judges will be added to select the winner and runner up.

Prizes worth ₹1,00,000

Judges and Mentors: IISc and IIM Faculty

Research Innovation Covention (RIC)

A platform for faculty of IISc and other registered researchers from other institutes to present their innovations and pitch new research ideas in front of potential investors.

Participants will demonstrate prototypes or proofs of concept to invitees after pitching their potential research ideas.

Incentives

For Corporations:

  • Opportunity to showcase their brand.

  • Opportunity to invest in promising research projects.

  • Networking with the faculty of IISc, as well as with Professors and Researchers of other institutes.

  • To get an experience of the best screened innovations from all over the country, and provide internship opportunities.

For Faculty and Researchers:

  • Opportunity to present their innovations in front of renowned corporations and investors.

  • Opportunity to get private funding for their research ideas.

  • Networking opportunities with other innovators and researchers.

  • Opportunity to get potential bright interns.

For Investors:

  • Networking opportunity with renowned corporations and reputed researchers and faculty members.

  • To get an experience of the best innovations from students all over the country.

  • Opportunity to potentially invest in promising student start-ups and research projects.

For Students:

  • Opportunity to showcase their innovations in front of renowned corporations, reputed faculty members and researchers and reputed investors.

  • Opportunity for potential investment in their idea or innovation.

  • Opportunity for potential internship in renowned institutions and corporations.

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