A very special guest of honour, Prof Ramesh Loganathan, Head of Co-innovation and Outreach at IIIT Hyderabad and Ex-Chief Innovation Officer of Telangana State Innovation Cell (TSIC), will interact with the teams and share his valuable industry experience and explain the scope of innovation and entrepreneurship as a career in India.
62 teams which comprise of 192 students applied for the opportunity. After a rigorous screening and evaluation on various parameters like innovation, scalability and commercialization, only 35 teams/ventures were selected to be a part of the SRM TBI’s first cohort.
The selected ventures will be mentored and supported for a period of minimum 12 months where they will be facilitated with infrastructure support, mentoring and networking support, seed fund and innovation fund support, hardware and software support, industry connectivity, learning resources, market exposure and several others.
The event will start with the welcome address of Prof V S Rao, Vice-Chancellor, SRM University-AP, followed by talk sessions of Dr Prakash Yadav, Head Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Academy (IDEA) and Vice President SRM TBI and Mr Udayan Bakshi, CEO SRM TBI and Associate Director-Entrepreneurship.