TAMIL NADU STUDENT INNOVATORS 2018
Tamil Nadu Student Innovators (TNSI) 2018 program aims to discover, recognise and support the Top 100 most innovative ideas among students, and to jumpstart the innovation and entrepreneurship pursuits of these student teams/individuals. Over 300+ students are expected to benefit through this program every year. These students will receive substantial skills and competencies development in the areas of ideation, problem validation, customer discovery, prototyping tools and techniques, design thinking, innovation, business idea/model generation, business plan/pitch preparation and presentation etc. The TNSI 2018 is spited into five major program which will tends to discover and nurture the students ideas into a viable commercialize product or service. The four programs of TNSI 2018 include Awareness Program, Ideation Camp, Boot Camp, TNSI 2018 Demo Day.
The selected innovative ideas are expected to be at different stages viz. ideation, pre-prototyping, prototyping, trials, early-revenue etc. and for each stage their needs are entirely different – needs in terms of equipment & tools, skills training, tech / business mentoring, domain expertise, access to early adopters, funds etc. to raise the odds of success.