Posts Tagged Innovation for India
After months of outreach, gleaning through 432 applications and an inspiring Awards Ceremony, we are happy to announce the 2012 Innovation for India Award Winners! On Friday March 30th, India’s Innovation Community came together to honor India’s top innovations – 8 organizations were chosen based on their uniqueness, sustainability and impact.
Ravi Venkatesan, Ex-Chairman of Microsoft India shares his learning and insights on Innovation and India; the role that Government and Businesses have in creating an environment that is conducive for innovation; and why we cannot celebrate prematurely – but instead focus on really getting ideas to scale.
Lock the date, look forward to an invitation or stay tuned for registration details for a limited set of open seats. You don’t want to miss this. Dr. Ram Charan joins as the Key note speaker and Indian organizations who have demonstrated Innovation capability will get awarded in Business, Social and Government categories. Be there. Follow on Twitter #MIF2012 and #IIA2012
The first round of assessment has lead to a set of entries being shortlisted and considered for the 2012 Innovation for India Awards. These shortlisted entries were presented to the Jury in december 2011, with details on how each of them score on the key criteria.
Yuva Parivartan was one of the two programmes selected for in-depth acceleration, applying Innovation for social impact, as a part of the Guiding Social Innovations programme 2011, by Marico Innovation Foundation. Read more about how the YP programme has evolved, and also about the Guiding Social Innovations programme, its design and objectives.
The Marico Innovation Foundation implements a programme designed for Social Organizations to adopt an Innovation route to significantly increase the impact of their work. Read more about the programme, methodology and the key design tenets.
The first phase of the Jury process has begun and top entries are being reviewed. Applicants that have made it through the first round may be expected to provide more detailed information on their innovation. The first phase of selection will come to a close at the end of October/ early November 2011.