A vision that was initiated in 2016 by stalwarts like TI, DST, IIMB and MyGov has become a movement in IICDC 2018 with over 10146 teams & 26511 students from 1760 colleges participating and paving the future of India with engineering solutions and path breaking innovative ideas. The top 10 winners of this edition would be incubated at NSRCEL and will receive a seed fund of up to INR 20 lakhs each at the end of the year. The teams will be mentored by NSRCEL mentors in enhancing their business acumen during the challenge and mentors from Texas Instruments will guide in perfecting their product prototypes with technical knowhow.
IICDC 2018 is organized by Texas Instruments in collaboration with Department of Science and Technology (DST) and anchored by NSRCEL, Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIMB) and supported by MyGov in an attempt at creating an immersive ecosystem to encourage innovation. The uniqueness of the contest is it serves as a launch pad in recognizing India’s engineering talent in innovation and sharpening their business acumen besides providing them a launch pad for setting up their start-up.