1st Innovate for India

Theme: Innovate for India

Clare College, University of Cambridge, U.K

13 -14 May,2016 (Friday/Saturday)

Introduction: Historically, technology and Innovation always have been the backbone of any developed economy across the world. India as nation has recently found the new confidence under the current political leadership. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the ambitious Startup India policy to promote entrepreneurship and innovation among youth.

With the great push towards building the innovative culture in the country new schemes such as Atal Innovation Mission are announced by the Indian government. At the same time, India States are not behind – states like Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Maharastra, Gujarat have announced the startup policies to promote innovation in the state. There is now a healthy competition to “do something” among the states, which is widely lauded. This is emergence of the new India, the Innovative India.

Innovate for India meeting was aimed towards gathering Non-Resident-Indians to build, ideate and innovate for India. NRIs from across the world presented innovative ideas/technologies/papers that are could  be implemented in the future.