The criteria for selection will include.
Innovation and originality of the concept or approach Idea
A significant problem of society that may find a solution
A new domain with international potential that will be explored
During the awards process, the selected students will be mentored to modify the idea and make them worthy of commercialization.
NESIC provides them a platform to interact with eminent personalities, academicians, industrialists and potential angel investors and venture capitalists.
This award motivates students to develop innovative solutions that serve real needs and exploit significant opportunities that can generate employment and wealth for the nation.
The following eminent personalities have addressed NEISC Awards programme
Dr. R. A. Mashelkar
Bhatnagar Fellow & President, Global Research Alliance, Fellow, Royal Society (FRS), London
Dr. Vijay Bhatkar
Chairman, Board of Governors, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
Dr. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe
Director- College of Engineering Pune
Mr. Saurabh Shrivastava
Chairman CA and member of National Innovation Council
Dr. Naushad Forbes
Director Forbes Marshall and Chairman CII Innovation Council
Mr. Pradeep Bhargava
Chairman CII Western Region
Dr. Uma Ganesh
Founder & Executive Chairperson, Global Talent Track
Mr. Harish Mehta
Founder NASSCOM & Co-Founder Indian Angel Network