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Young Innovators Festival – Bring your Innovation to the Spotlight

Do you have an innovative idea that can translate into a cutting-edge product or service that solves a major social or industrial problem?
Young Innovators Festival is your platform to bring your innovation to the limelight. You could win the opportunity to showcase your innovation at MeltingPot2020 – the largest innovation focused conference in the region and present your idea to a panel of distinguished judges and eminent persons from academia, industry, venture capitalist firms and incubators.
The top 3 ideas win exciting cash rewards, the top 5 stand to win an incubation program from one of the leading catalysts in the country while the top 10 can avail a 10 month mentorship program worth INR 50, 000.


Submission Open Date: 17th May, 2017
Submission Close Date: 30th September, 2017
Announcement of Top 25: 20th October, 2017


If you are a bonafide student of any recognized school, college or university in India, then this can be your ticket to recognition and rewards


The initial submission is in the form of an abstract which contains the problem area, target audience and desired impact. The top 50 shortlisted ideas will have to make a presentation of their idea over skype to the MeltingPot2020 jury. The top 25 ideas will get the opportunity to showcase their prototype or poster at the MeltingPot2020 showcase zone while the top 10 get the chance to present their ideas on stage.

Take A Look Back

Here’s a peek into the highlights of Young Innovators Festival 2016.
Last year’s YIF saw a promising stage which decoded the trick to inspire and motivate these youngsters. These youngsters unleashed their potential for Innovation and showcased there innovation at MeltingPot2020 2016.
Get Inspired by the journey of these youngsters who brought their innovation in the spotlight.

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Why should you participate


Cash rewards

The top 3 innovations get cash rewards upwards of 1Lakh.

Incubation program

The top 5 ideas will get the opportunity to get incubated at one of the leading catalysts in the country or avail of a 10 month mentorship program worth INR 50,000.

Presentation Slot

The top 10 ideas will get the opportunity of presenting on stage at MeltingPot2020 to a distinguished audience of 600+ from the innovation ecosystem

Mentorship from Experts

The top 10 ideas can choose to avail of a 10 month mentorship by expert mentors from Accendere – all PhDs in a variety of subjects – and benefit from their guidance in methodology and technology.

Showcase your Innovation

The top 25 ideas will get showcased at the Innovation Zone at MeltingPot2020 and get visibility with 200+ CXOs, 200+ Academicians, Investors and Venture Capitalist firms.

Showcase Your Innovation!


In order to qualify, share an abstract of your innovative idea of min 500 and max 1000 words in any one of the following categories:


A system of interrelated computing devices. Encompasses technologies like smart grids, smart homes, intelligent transportation & smart cities.

Data Science

The science of examining raw data with the purpose of drawing conclusions about information enabling organizations to make informed decisions


Financial technology, that hinges on using software to provide financial services such as mobile payments, loans and even asset management.


Concerned with the development and application of tools (software, hardware and processes) for the promotion of education

Future Technologies

Encompassing cutting-edge futuristic technologies in the areas of in Auto, Energy & Healthcare