RISC Awards 2017

RISC 2017 will be a Platform for demonstration and dissemination of Rural Innovations and Technologies.






Who can Apply ?

1. IDEA with Prototype: Innovator should have done Prototype with some results or in the middle of building and refinement of it.
2. Startup Stage: Innovator / Team should have customers on board and looking for scaling up in rural



Nomination Eligibilities:

DETAILS IDEA WITH PROTOTYPE STARTUP
Applicant can be Indian or International resident, but must be above 18 years of age; Yes Yes
The solution offered should be applicable to Rural; Yes Yes
The entity that has been in existence for at least 1 year and not more than five years; No Yes
Turnover should not exceed INR 25 lakhs; No Yes
The solution should innovative, add value to customers and should be commercially scalable; Yes Yes
The solution should be beyond the idea stage, address a clear opportunity, and has a scalable transactional model; Yes Yes
Showcase of Product, prototype or Posters is must; Yes Yes

Process for the entries:

1. Online Registration
2. Last Date of Online Registration 10th March 2017
3. Preliminary Jury will shortlist 90 entries
4. Shortlisted 90 entries will announced on 10th March 2017
5. For Pitching Shortlisted Participants will be given 5 minutes presentation time(3 minutes presentation and 2 minutes Q&A) on 23rd and 24th March 2017
6. Final Jury will select Nomination for 12 Participants under Idea with Prototype and Startuip Category
7. Top Idea with Prototypes and Startups from each Sectors will be awarded on 24th March 2017


Award Categories:

1. Best Agriculture and Allied Sector Innovation and Technology
2. Best Renewable Energy Sector Innovation and Technology
3. Best Water and Health Sector Innovation and Technology
4. Best Waste Management Sector Innovation and Technology
5. Best Sustainable Housing Sector Technology
6. Best Entrepreneur
7. Best Successful Entrepreneur
8. Best Innovation / Technology



Reward Amount

SI.No SECTORS CATEGORY AMOUNT
1 AGRICULTURE AND ALLIED SECTORS IDEA with Prototype - Rs. 50,000
STARTUP RS. 1,00,000
2 GREEN ENERGY IDEA with Prototype - Rs. 50,000
STARTUP RS. 1,00,000
3 WATER AND HEALTH IDEA with Prototype - Rs. 50,000
STARTUP RS. 1,00,000
4 WASTE MANAGEMENT IDEA with Prototype - Rs. 50,000
STARTUP RS. 1,00,000
5 SUSTAINABLE HOUSING IDEA with Prototype - Rs. 50,000
STARTUP RS. 1,00,000
6 OTHER LIVELIHOODS IDEA with Prototype - Rs. 50,000
STARTUP RS. 1,00,000

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