23 - 24 March 2017
A two day Conclave at NIRD&PR, Hyderabad in the memory of late Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam who championed the cause of technology innovations in rural development.
Rural Innovators Startup Conclave (RISC) will provide a platform to a wide array of Ideas and startups to showcase their product, pitch and talk about their innovation and get an opportunity for funding and mentoring support.
The RISC will bring together the most forward-thinking Innovators, Incubators, Entrepreneurs and Technology players to unlock new potentials in six identified sectors (Agriculture & Allied sectors; Green Energy; Drinking Water, Health & Sanitation; Waste to Wealth, Sustainable Housing Technologies and Livelihoods opportunities) for Rural India. The event will be attended by representatives from Industries, Academics, Government, Non-Government and most importantly by Entrepreneurs, Venture Capitalists, Angel Investors and other players from entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Startup Conclave for Rural Innovations will be first of its kind to nurture Ideas and Startups. The event will recognize the best Idea with Prototype and Startups for Incubation and Acceleration.