IIT-K selected as lead coordinator of ASEAN-India start-up festival

Kanpur Sep 8 (IANS) The Start-up Incubation and Innovation Center (SIIC), the innovation business hatchery at IIT Kanpur has been chosen as the lead facilitator from India for the ‘ASEAN-India Start-up Festival 2022’.

The celebration is being coordinated in Indonesia from October 2730 to mark the 30th commemoration of the ASEAN-India Partnership.


The occasion plans to celebrate and reinforce the participation and joint effort between the ASEAN-India Partnership in the space of Science and Technology.

It is upheld by the Department of Science and Technology (DST.

As per an authority discharge, as the lead organizer from India, SIIC IIT Kanpur is welcoming new businesses across India to be a piece of this celebration.

A sum of 30 Indian new businesses will be shortlisted to join the designation to address India at this discussion.

Remarking on SIIC, IIT Kanpur filling in as the planning body for the ASEAN India Start-up Festival, Prof. Abhay Karandikar, Director, IIT Kanpur, said: “India is arising as a worldwide forerunner in the beginning up and development scene.

I’m glad that IIT Kanpur’s brooding biological system can share its learning of twenty years, with new hatcheries from India as well as from ASEAN countries. Solid collaboration in the area of science and innovation among India and ASEAN countries is the need of the 21st 100 years.”

He said that the celebration will open up different roads for cooperative development in exploration and advancement among the partaking countries.

The ASEAN-India Start-up Festival is being coordinated related to the Indonesia Research and Innovation Expo (INA-RIE) by the National Research and Innovation Agency of Indonesia.

Ankush Sharma, Professor-in-control, Innovation and Incubation, IIT Kanpur, said: “The beginning up environment at IIT Kanpur has been in real life for a considerable length of time. Filling in as a planning association for the ASEAN Start-up Festival is an astonishing an open door for ourselves as well as our hatched new companies to lay out worldwide business and financial backer associations.”

The ASEAN-India fire up celebration will offer Indian new companies a chance to associate with organizations and financial backers from the global field and further fortify cross-line attaches with the ASEAN nations.

New businesses will likewise be able to take part in the ‘Pitch Battle’ being coordinated at the occasion and win a monetary reward of up to $7,500.