The 3rd edition of the Innovation for India Awards is scheduled for March 2010 and the entries are open till end of September 2009. It could be a great opportunity for entrepreuners to showcase talent.
The Marico Innovation Foundation (www.maricoinnovationfoundation.org
) will hold its 3rd edition of the Innovation for India Awards on 12th March 2010 in Mumbai. Any Indian company, social organization, government body and/or individuals who have successfully conceptualized and nurtured a brilliant idea, made it work and brought it to market is eligible to participate.
The three categories under which Innovation will be awarded are – Business Innovation (Products/Services, Business Model and Innovation in social space by a business organisation) and Social Innovation (innovation by a social organisation). Public Services Innovation (innovations by Central or State governments or any wing of the government including public-private partnership).
The Award winners will get felicitated in Mumbai in the presence of industry stalwarts and some of the best innovators in the country. Besides a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, the Foundation would also extend its illustrious Governing Council’s support as mentors to the winners and a platform to interact with VCs and angel investors.
To apply for the Awards visit http://www.maricoinnovationfoundation.org/
The Marico Innovation Foundation was created in March 2003 under the stewardship of Dr. Ramesh Mashelkar. The Foundation’s Mission is to Fuel Innovation in India, by providing the nation with a belief that Innovation is possible and is the way to leapfrog India into the center stage of global business leadership. The Foundation also believes that a framework will enable leverage innovation for quantum growth. The foundation is steered by a governing council that oversees both its vision and direction.
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