IIT Kanpur event focused on sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship starts today 

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The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) is set to host Abhivyakti’24, an annual event focused on sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship. Scheduled for March 15 and 16, 2024, this flagship event aims to unite diverse stakeholders, including students, professionals, and investors, to explore the intersection of technology, sustainability, and entrepreneurship.

Organised by the Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) at IIT Kanpur, Abhivyakti’24 with the theme “Innovating a sustainable future” will provide a platform for visionaries and change-makers to converge, collaborate, and generate novel ideas for a more sustainable future.

A key element of the event is Pitch Battle, where aspiring entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to present their innovative and sustainable solutions to a distinguished panel of judges and potential investors. This platform will provide valuable feedback and potential funding opportunities, nurturing the growth of groundbreaking ideas.

“Abhivyakti’24 serves as a platform for visionaries and change-makers to collaborate and generate novel ideas for a more sustainable future,” said Prof. Ankush Sharma, Professor-in-Charge of SIIC, IIT Kanpur. “We firmly believe that innovation is key to addressing current environmental challenges, and this event aims to spark the development of pioneering solutions that can positively impact our planet and society.”

The event will also feature a series of thought-provoking panel discussions and interactive workshops led by renowned industry leaders, academicians, and subject-matter experts. These sessions will delve deep into various aspects of sustainability, innovation, and entrepreneurship, exchanging insightful dialogues and knowledge-sharing. Attendees will also have the chance to connect with like-minded individuals, build valuable networks, and gain guidance from experienced mentors in their respective fields. A dedicated exhibition area will showcase over 150 cutting-edge technologies, innovative products, and sustainable solutions from various organizations and startups.

The Startup Incubation and Innovation Centre (SIIC) at IIT Kanpur provides support and guidance to those looking to turn their ideas into successful and meaningful business models. The combination of domain expertise and top-notch infrastructure has led to tremendous social impact and technological advancement over the years.

 

 

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