Institute Innovation Council (IIC) of IIT Dharwad is established to conduct various innovation and entrepreneurship related activities, and to systematically foster the culture of innovation in IIT Dharwad. Towards this aim it organises workshops, hackathons, seminars and arranges interactions with entrepreneurs, investors and professionals. It also works towards creation of a mentor pool for student innovators and envisages to develop a network with peers and national entrepreneurship development organisations. The council presently consists of 26 student members, 4 faculty members and 2 external members, headed by Prof. Raj Hirwani as the President, with Prof. Amar Gaonkar being the Convener.
IIT Dharwad’s very first entrepreneurial fest, featuring well-known personalities who will provide an insight into many things, empowering students to foster and nurture their creative ideas, innovations, and unique talents.
A newsletter that explains a new startup concept every other week, followed by a curated feed of startup news, profiles and interviews.
A quiz competition on the topics of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship
A series consisting of three talks by eminent intellectual property practitioners
The aim of this event is to bring together some of the best innovators and entrepreneurs of our country for a symposium on the topic ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship'
Mr. Sunil Chakrapani has worked with Fortune 500 clients like Google, Savinetwork, including US Defence. He has a domain expertise in Supply Chain Management and RFID technologies. ...He has 15 years of entrepreneurship experience and had built businesses in four countries across West Africa. He is also founder and director of Century Stars, which generated revenues of approximately $65-$70 million in 8 years and today this company is over a $100 million. Currently, the speaker is Vice President at Deshpande Foundation, heading CSR and Relationships department.
Bootstrapping, Crowdfunding Angel, Investing, Bank Loans, Competition, and Awards Pitching for funding What investors look for in start-ups? Jio Initiatives
How to start a Start-Up?
How to scale-up?
Role of Incubators Accelerators and associated aspects
Dr. Raj Hirwani has nearly 40 years of techno-commercial experience in Research and Industry.His focus is on IP Management in Academic and Publicly funded R&D Institutions. ... Till recently he was Head of Intellectual Property Directorate in CSIR and Director of CSIR’s Unit for Research and Development of Information Products (URDIP) at Pune.