National Innovation Challenge 2.0



Come with an idea and return as a startup


National Innovation Challenge 2.0

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We welcome Colleges / Registered firms to participate in National Innovation Challenge organised by AIC - IIIT Kottayam . Our aim is to nurture innovative start-ups in their pursuit to become scalable and sustainable business enterprises. We will create world class incubation facilities with the state of the art physical infrastructure, in terms of capital equipments and operating facilities , coupled with the availability of sectoral experts for mentoring. Apart from this, business planning support, access to seed capital, industry partnerships, training and other relevant components required for supporting innovative start-ups will be provided.


What We Offer

  • TOP THREE finalists will receive a spot in the incubation centre and is free from rental cost for the first 6 months .
  • Selected finalists will receive a direct feedback from an experienced panel, and will get a support to advance their startups.
  • All participants will receive an official certificate of participation from the AIC-IIITKottayam.


  • Application Process

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    Rules and Regulations

    1. This is an exclusive business plan competition for IoT/Cloud/Block Chain based ideas/Start-ups.
    2. The Participants should register and pay fee online to become eligible for the competition.
    3. A maximum of five members is permitted in a team.
    4. One participant cannot be a part of more than one team.
    5. No change in the team structure is permitted after registration.
    6. One of the team member should be registered as a team leader.
    7. Participants details will be collected from the institutions once they complete registration.
    8. AIC’s decision will be final for the all the procedures related with the competition.