Young Innovators Program (YIP)
What is YIP?
Young Innovators Program (YIP) is a Govt of Kerala initiative run by Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council (K-DISC). The goal of the program is to expose students to a culture of innovation. YIP aims to empower the youth to innovate products, services or solutions to meet the emerging requirements of the market/society/country through an innovative challenge.
What do the students get?
- ⦁ Through a multi-stage process, K-DISC will select the most promising innovators with novel and innovative ideas to solve critical issues.
- ⦁ These young innovators will be provided training and skill development, mentorship and resources to help them work towards building products, services and solutions to their chosen problems.
- ⦁ Ultimately, the young innovators may be awarded a scholarship, admittance to an incubation program, a research grant, or even funding for scaling up production.
For further information, visit YIP WEBSITE