Pravega Innovation Summit (PIS) is the flagship event of Pravega 2019. It is an initiative to bring the pillars of scientific growth and innovation i.e. researchers, students, corporates and investors together and provide a platform for networking, exchanging of ideas and fostering collaboration.
PIS also aims to promote and provide support to budding innovations and ideas by young students all over the country. Students come up with innovations and get an opportunity to present them in front of potential investors. Very young start-ups are also invited to participate.
The Summit will have 3 events:
- SINEC (Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship Conclave)
- RIC (Research Innovation Convention)
The symposium will consist of talks by industrial leaders, researchers and professors followed by a panel discussion on science-backed innovations and start-ups and how to incorporate them into the corporate world.
Designed to bring out the best innovations of the country and provide support to budding entrepreneurs. The event will have two parts, prelims and the summit.
For the prelims, the students send a description, documentation of their innovation. The shortlisted students will be invited to attend PIS and present their innovations in front of the panel of judges and potential investors. The best as decided by the judge/award sponsor will be presented the award and prize money.
15th December 2018 - Registrations closes
20th December 2018 - Announcement of finalists
18th and 19th January 2019 - Final round and presentation during PIS
Researchers from IISc will present their work, patents and future plans for possible collaboration and investments.