CII Puducherry Innovation Contest organized in partnership with Atal Incubation Centre, Pondicherry Engineering College Foundation, is an ideal platform for the Students and Startupreneurs of Puducherry to showcase their innovative ideas, proof of concept and prototypes. The event is structured through a 3 stage process which involves applications shortlisting, online presentations and Pitch round. Boot camps, personal mentoring by Industrialists, guidance by AIC will be salient features in the contest. Winners of the contest will get an opportunity to take their ideas to next level in Atal Incubation Centre, PECF and an opportunity to avail seed funding. Applicants between 18-30 yrs age can apply. All the colleges across all streams are encouraged to identify talent and nominate teams. Alumni students who have passed out are also eligible to apply.


Mr Joseph Rozario A
Mr Joseph Rozario A

Chairman, CII Puducherry
Metal Scope India Private Limited

Mr Shanmuganandam
Mr Shanmuganandam

Vice Chairman, CII Puducherry
Touch Solar Technologies

Mr M Kalaiichelvan
Mr M Kalaiichelvan

Mentor, Past Chairman
CII Puducherry
Manatec Electronics Private Limited

Mr Sriram Subramanya
Mr Sriram Subramanya

Past Chairman,
CII Puducherry
Integra Software Services Pvt Ltd..,

Dr Sundaramurthy

Executive Director
Atal Incubation Centre

Mr Nandakumar M

Past Chairman, CII Puducherry
LeBracs Rubber Linings Pvt. Ltd

Mr B Manikandan

Convenor-Startup Panel, CII Puducherry
Schneider Prototyping Pvt ltd

Vishnu Varadhan
Mr Vishnu Varadhan

CEO, Co-Chair Innovation - Yi Puducherry
Atal Incubation Centre, Puducherry

Dr Sureender S

Immediate Past Chairman, CII Puducherry
The Flavors India Private Limited

Mr Vijay Ganesh K

Past Chairman, CII Puducherry
Poclain Hydraulics Private Limited

Samir Kamra
Mr Samir Kamra

Co-Chair, Yi Puducherry
Kosh Innovations

Christopher Prashanth
Mr Christopher Prashanth

Chair, Yi Puducherry
Pondy Adventures

Sankaranand Balaradjou
Mr Sankaranand Balaradjou

Chair – Innovation, Yi Puducherry
Pulsebay Private Limited

Sriram Santhanam
Mr Sriram Santhanam

Member, Yi Puducherry
Metalscope India Pvt Ltd

Krishna Prathab
Mr Krishna Prathab

Member, CII Puducherry


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