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Innovation & Entrepreneurship


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