Spark Up Idea fund

Spark-up Idea Fund program is a unique opportunity for students to submit their innovative Idea/Project & have an opportunity to receive support and funding of up-to INR 50,000. Any student or team from any discipline and college can apply for the fund. To meet the qualifying criteria the idea must be implementable, commercially viable and new or one giving a better alternative to an existing product or service. The idea must be backed by a committed individual or team who can take the idea from one stage to the next. 

Students are expected to fill a simple application form describing the idea, giving reasons on why the idea should be selected. Provide references from Faculty/Guide who would vouch for the students or the team and details of the amount of fund required at various stages.

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Application Submission Deadline

September 30, 2016

December 31, 2016
Screening, Evaluation and Interviews

Oct 01-Nov 15, 2016

Jan 01- Feb. 15, 2017

Qualification Criteria:

  • Technovative and/or appeal to a Mass market
  • Implementable
  • Commercially Viable
  • Entirely New, Better Alternative and/or Affordable
  • Committed Individual/Team

Proposal Inclusions:

  • IDEA Description
  • Why this Team & What's Next?
  • Why Worthy of Consideration?
  • Who will Vouch for you?
  • Disbursement Schedule

Terms and Conditions:

  • IPR belongs to the individual/team
  • The Centre has the rights to publicize the winner and the idea
  • Onus on team/individual for how much money for Disbursement Schedule
  • Proof of Concept in 90 days
  • One Faculty member for mentoring and hand-holding.
  • Regular Reporting and face-to-face meeting occasionally
  • Orientation, Mid-review and Final presentation at every stage

Send your filled applications (soft copy) at ankit@icreate.org.in

Supported Projects

Amit Patel, Vikas Vasani and Urmit Hirapara

Institute of Technology, Nirma University and UV Patel College of Engineering, Ganpat University

Secured, intelligent and hybrid automatic energy meter reading system using RF and GPRS System.

Project Mentor

Prof. Nagendra Gajjar

Nirma University

Project Mentor

Prof. Rahul Dubey

DA-IICT

Udit Sheth and Saumik Trivedi

DAIICT

Play Kit: kit designed for kids (age 9-15) to help them explore, experiment and express themselves. The kit consists of sensors, actuators, communication modules, etc. and an intuitive graphical software interface that helps build projects.

Dhruvi Jariwala

Institute of Management, Nirma University

Art and health for nails: A self-formulated strip of nail polish which gives instant nail art as well as prevents nails from breaking and chipping, nails gain their natural shine and also prevents nail infections.

Project Mentor

Prof. Satish Nair

Institute of Management, Nirma University

Project Mentor

Prof. Parth Dave

DDIT, Nadiad

Hiren Mayani and Jay Turakhia

DDIT, Nadiad

Smart Web Loader: a portal where website developers can upload their site content code and get a new code back which will load contents of the website to a user as per internet connection speed of the user

Nirav Devpura,Aenik Shah, Arvind Choudhary, Shantanu Jain and Vidya Shankar M

DAIICT

MerryTrips: providing comfort of car to everyone at economical rates by car-pooling.

Project Mentor

Prof. Anil Roy

DA-IICT

Project Mentor

Prof. Karthikeyan A. K

VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Satwik Mishra, Harsh Vardhan, Arvind Kumar Jain ,Saba Chowdhary and Tanmay Singh

VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Online energy management and conservation solutions

Harsh Prajapati, Devshri Shah, Darshini Sanghvi, Anushri Tiwari And Yash Shah

CEPT University

Intelites - INTElligent headLIGHTS. This mechanism gives 6 degrees of freedom to headlamps so as to provide better vision on roads and hilly terrains. Panning and tilting, focusing and de-focusing depending upon the requirement. All this happening involuntarily and automatically so that the driver does not have to put in a conscious effort.

Project Mentor

Mr. Henry Skupniewicz

Project Mentor

Prof. Abhinay Pandya

LDRP ITR, Gandhinagar

Shivangi Singh and Roshan Patel

LDRP ITR, Gandhinagar

A portable interface with computers for the visually impaired. A system based on automated speech generation that will follow the principles of human computer interactions to improve the blind man's interface with a computer as well as social networking websites.

Abhishek Jain

Institute of Technology, Nirma University

Portable Food Kiosk

Project Mentor

Prof. Anurag Kandya

Institute of Technology, Nirma University

Project Mentor

Tigmanshu Patel

DDIT, Nadiad

Pranav Detharia AND Ketan Bhadresvara

DDIT, Nadiad

Automatic Room Control System using Internet of Things

Jash Parmar

Indus Institute of Technology

Z 40's power production through temperature difference

Project Mentor

Prof. V. K. Manglik

Indus Institute of Technology

Project Mentor

Prof. Anil Kumar Tiwari

IIT Jodhpur

Akshat Shah AND Shrish Bhatnagar

IIT Jodhpur

A machine that will make use of Digital image processing, Pattern classification and Robotics for sorting of postal letters and envelopes based on Postal Index Code (PIN Code).

Lipi Vora and Ayushi Joshipura

Institute of Technology, Nirma University

A cost-effective safety solution for drowsy drivers.

Project Mentor

Prof. Ruchi Gujjar

Institute of Technology, Nirma University

Vishakha Joshi

Institute of Technology, Nirma University

E-VOTING - voting via internet or electronic distance voting.

Shubhanshu Gupta, Vaibhavi Desai and Shubham Patel

DA-IICT

The College Store- a non-conventional eCommerce platform for used & new books for college students.

Project Mentor

Prof. Alka Parekh

DA-IICT

Project Mentor

Prof. Anirudha Joshi

IIT Bombay

Akshay kore and Amit Nambiar

IIT Bombay

Flat Pack Furniture products

Chaitanya Patel

Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology, Nadiad

Smart Headphone modifying present headphone to attenuated the present sound coming from them or stops it or pause it for the time the external volume appears.

Project Mentor

Prof. Vasim Vohra

Dharmsinh Desai Institute of Technology, Nadiad

Project Mentor

Prof. E. P. Rao

IIT Bombay

Divyansh Chug and Ravi Kiran

IIT Bombay

Designing HD projectors that are cheap, heat-free, noise-free, robust and 'plug & play' (efficient and enabled with USB, Memory stick, AV output).

Damini Agarwal and Ritesh Kumar

Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Vellore

Project - Affordable, Portable Multimodality System to Measure Heart Rate, Blood Oxygenation and ECG Using Machine Learning, is aimed at increasing affordability and accessibility of rural healthcare.

Project Mentor

Prof. Deepa Madathil

Sr. Assistant Professor, Biomedical Division, School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University

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