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Tamil Nadu Innovation Grand Challenge

June 1-7, Virtual
The Platform to Elevate your Startup Game

TNIGC 2020 is a virtual initiative by Entrepreneurship Development & Innovation Institute - Tamil Nadu (EDII - TN), to support ideas of budding entrepreneurs in the state with
 

Grant Money

Expert Mentorship

Exposure

Incubation Support


 

Winners Of TNIGC 2020

  •    Keerai Kadai
  •    Highbrow Interactive
  •    Medisim
  •    FormX
  •    Regeno

  •    Diffusion Coatech
  •    Nakuras
  •    Snackexperts
  •    Konwert
  •    Sand Bird

About

Do you think out of the box? Do you dream about creating a better tomorrow through innovation? Are you itching to startup? Do you have any product or solution to take on COVID-19 crisis ? The Tamil Nadu Innovation Grand Challenge (TNIGC) is for you.

The Tamil Nadu Innovation Grand Challenge (TNIGC), a virtual initiative by Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute (EDII), aims to promote innovation and startup culture by providing financial grants to budding entrepreneurs. The event comprises a webinar series and bootcamp - to educate entrepreneurs - and a pitchfest session - to decide the winners of the grant. Ten winning teams from the program will be awarded with seed money of ₹5 lakh each to support their venture.

Registration Closed

Target Sectors

  •    Agriculture
  •    Manufacturing
  •    Logistics
  •    Education
  •    Retail
  •    COVID-19  

  •    Smart Cities
  •    Health Care
  •    Accesibility
  •    Environment
  •    Sustainability
  •    Post COVID-19  

Who Can Participate?

  • Attained 21 years of age
  • Graduated & Post Graduated Entrepreneurs
  • Startups should have a Prototype/PoC of the Idea
  • Registered Startups
  • Startups registered in Tamilnadu or willing to register in Tamilnadu
  • Students are not permitted to participate in TNIGC. They can apply for grant under Tamil Nadu Student Innovators programme
  • Startups registered in other states are not allowed to register for this grant

How Does It Work?

Step 1 

Registration open Till May 29, 2020

Online

Registration Closed

Step 2 

Online Webinar June 1-4,2020

Online

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Step 3 

Bootcamp June 5-6,2020

Online

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Step 4 

Pitchfest June 7,2020

Online

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Ecosystem Partners

Incubation Partners

Let's take your Idea to the Next Level!

Registration Closed!

Got Questions?

What is TNIGC?

The Tamil Nadu Innovation Grand Challenge (TNIGC), a virtual initiative by Entrepreneurship Development and Innovation Institute (EDII), aims to promote innovation and startup culture by providing financial grants to budding entrepreneurs. On account of ongoing COVID-19 crisis the 2020 edition will be virtual. The event comprises an online webinar series, a bootcamp and a pitchfest. Ten winning teams from the program will be awarded with seed money of ₹5 lakh each to support their venture.

Who can attend?

Indian citizens who have achieved 21 years of age and are raring to startup can apply for the program. The program looks to identify promising entrepreneurs with a prototype or proof of concept.

How can I apply?

Sorry, you missed it. The application deadline ended on May 29, 2020.

What are the requirements?

A good internet connection and a teleconferencing software which will be shared later. If you have specific requirements, please reach out to us prior to your presentation. We want to make it perfect event for you. Don’t worry if you forget something. We’re always here to help.

Where do we sign up for the event?

Sorry, you missed it. The application deadline ended on May 29, 2020.

How much does it cost?

Applying is free. However, teams that are selected in the pre-screening will have to pay a fee of ₹500/- to participate in the event.

Didn't find what you are looking for? Go ahead and write to hello@tnigc.com