Posts Tagged Insight
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.
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.
Goonj, an award winning non-profit organization in India transforms old discarded clothes into a resource, shifting the focus from the donor who is discarding, to the receiver’s dignity in getting what is needed.
The second Marico Innovation Practitioner Session was held at the NCL Venture Centre in Pune on July 27th, 2011, with an exceptional panel including Marico Innovation Foundation Chairman, Dr R A Mashelkar and Dr. Shivaram, Founder of the NCL Venture Center.