** Results of other IDEA FEST '19 challenges will be published on April 30th 2019.

Evaluation Criteria

  • Innovation in the Idea & solution usefulness
  • The potential for growth
  • Technical Feasibility & study
  • How much does the given solution meet the listed or proposed problem statement

We had received a total of 1600 applications in the initial stage and shortlisted 362 applications to the second stage.

Whats Next ??

PROCESS 1- Final Shortlisting of Applications ( April 20 - 30)

All the first stage or preliminary shortlisted students will get an exciting opportunity to develop their project and skills through a set of workshops which we are planning to conduct. “How to Pitch?” workshops will be arranged for the selected teams to enhance their presentation skills and technical knowledge and later zone wise business canvas modeling workshops will be arranged. All the details regarding the workshops( date and venue) will be sent to the shortlisted Innovators to their registered email id.

After the workshop series, all the preliminary shortlisted teams may be asked to submit their final Pitch deck of their project /Idea & a video presentation of their Idea from April 20. And the deadline for the same will be April 30. The second stage form to upload the Pitch deck and Video Presentation link will be send to your registered mail-id before April 20.

And an expert panel including KSUM will do the final evaluation of the idea to shortlist the best 100 teams to the Final Prototype Evaluation(one on one pitching).

How to prepare a Pitch Deck: Prepare your Pitch Deck

PROCESS 2- Final Prototype Evaluation (May 2nd week)

In this round shortlisted teams will be selected to present or pitch their project ideas in front of an expert panel based on which they will be awarded further supports

IDEA FEST Grand Finale

All the selected teams from final prototype evaluation will be awarded Funding support, Cash awards, Internships, mentorship opportunities and Lab support for developing the project.

The date and venue for the Idea fest Grant Finale will be informed soon through our website.