PRomoting and Accelerating Young and ASpiring technology entrepreneurs (PRAYAS) is a program specifically to support young innovators turn their ideas into proof-of-concepts. This support allows the innovators to try their ideas without fear of failure, hence allowing them to reach a stage where they have a ready product and are ready for commercialization by starting up with the help of the Incubator.
If you have conceptualized a product idea and want to convert it to a product leading to a startup venture, apply for the Nidhi Prayas Program at IIEC IIT Gandhinagar.
The selection process of the first cohort (2020) is over. The applications for the next cohort shall be open during May-June 2021.
o Enable translation of an innovative idea to a prototype.
o Provide a platform for faster experimentation and modify approaches in the idea to market journey.
o Generate innovative solutions relevant to the local and global problems.
o Attract a large number of youth who demonstrates problem solving zeal and abilities
o A pre-incubation program or pipeline activity leading to startup incubation.
The eligibility criteria for the applicants for PRAYAS program are as follows :
The PRAYAS program is focused to provide support to individual innovators primarily to convert their ideas into prototype. Any individual applying for PRAYAS has to be an Indian Citizen. Applications can be made by:
1. An Individual Innovator OR Team of Innovators
2. A Startup
3. Innovators in employment OR Students with any R& D organisation / Academic Institution
with a full time commitment and clear road map for Commercialization or Startup creation.
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