Session on “Innovation Validation – Converting Innovation into a Start-up”

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The Institution Innovation Council of PiMSR organised a session on Innovation Validation – Converting Innovation into a Start-up on 29th August, 2022. Six groups of students presented their ideas for startups with Innovation ambassadors as guides. A competition was conducted where six finalists student teams of Pillai Institute of Management Studies and Research presented their ideas via a powerpoint presentation followed by a question answer round by the jury. The jury were Innovation Ambassadors Prof. Sonali Kathare and Prof. Harsha Sharma of Pillai College of Engineering. The jury provided a lot of guidance on how to take their ideas forward to convert the same into a startup. They asked the participating teams to do more research work and also offered their engineering laboratories for support and mentorship. About 240 students, 7 faculty members and the Director of PIMSR were present for the event. The session was a great motivation for the participating teams to convert their ideas into a business proposition.