Azim Premji University announces the 3rd National level Social Enterprise Idea Challenge 2018

Azim Premji University Social Enterprise Cell announces the 3rd National level Social Enterprise Idea Challenge for the year 201837829976_1618772998232775_7677363528906309632_n The Idea Challenge provides students at College and University level across India an opportunity to explore social entrepreneurship and share their ideas in a competitive manner. The Challenge culminates in an event which acts as a great networking platform for young minds to meet and showcase their solutions to some of the best Social Impact Mentors and Funding Agencies

The Cell organizes the Idea Challenge every year with a purpose to provide students an opportunity to explore social entrepreneurship and share their innovative ideas in a rigorous and competitive manner. The event also acts as a great networking platform for young minds to meet each other, exchange thoughts and showcase their talent and skills to some of the early stage mentors and funders The yearly event provides recognition to the selected student teams besides an opportunity to win cash prizes worth Rs. 50,000/- In 2017, Gobinath P, Shreeram R and Santosh G V from IIT Madras emerged winners for their idea on ‘Modular Housing’ – An Idea of foldable housing to address the need of Temporary shelter to rehabilitate the disaster affected victims and refugees across the world. Ranjith Kumar and Akhil Krishna from Kumaraguru College of Technology, Coimbatore, won the second prize for their idea on ‘Reinforced Accoustic Tiles’ which included Utilization of Agro Waste and Housing material using straw. In the last 2 years, submissions are broadly in the domains of education, livelihood, health, sustainability and governance. 15 teams will be shortlisted for the finale and they will present their ideas in front of an eminent panel of Jury members on October 13, 2018 at Azim Premji University Campus, Bengaluru

Last date for registration: 5th September 2018

Click here to apply for the Challenge

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s