Idea Grant

Technological changes through innovations and R&D has been the main driving force for increased productivity, economic growth, and social transformation and for reshaping and redefining every sphere of our lives. Hence innovations are being extensively promoted globally. Govt. of Kerala has introduced the Scheme, Innovation Grant and the following types of Innovation Grants are given to encourage innovations.


1. Idea Grant
2. Productisation Grant

1. Idea Grant
The Idea Grants will be primarily for conversion of idea to prototype and the grant is limited to Rs. 2 lakh/idea. These are normally given to students, through an IEDC/ Incubator.
Eligibilty:
The scheme is open to students/ passout students (first two years), whom shall apply to their iedc/ or nearest iedc. In rare cases, the support is extended to innovators, for which they must register as a company or proprietorship and tie up with a registered incubator with KSUM. The innovators shall also apply through the nearest iedc.
Scope & Support:
Selected projects will be provided financial support upto Rs. 2 lakhs for conversion of their ideas to prototypes. The support shall be given in two installments.
Mechanism:
The students/ passout students (for a period of two years) may apply to their IEDC or nearest IEDC, (in a prescribed format) where their application is vetted by a panel of experts and short listed through a clear objective process. The panel may review the milestones/ deliverables in the project proposals and may guide the student for project completion. The IEDCs may upload the details of the ideas (Shortlisted & Rejected with rationale of selection/rejection) in the KSUM portal before 20th of every month.

2. Productisation Grant/ Scale up grant

a. Productisation grant

The next stage of support under the Innovation Grant is for Productisation as well as for Scale – up.

This is given to people who received idea grant as well as for other who have a working prototype available with them. The grant is limited to Rs. 5 lakhs and a valid business plan using Business Model canvas has to be presented in the application. Scale up grant is to convert prototype to an MVP.

Here, the applicant can avail grant upto 7 lakhs, if he has not availed the idea grant.


b. Scale –Up Grant
People who have an MVP to develop initial market could use this grant, which is limited to Rs. 5 lakhs. There should be clear indications and deliverables in the grant application.

Here, the applicant can avail grant upto 12 lakhs, if he has not availed the idea and productisation grant.
Eligibilty:
The scheme is open to students/ passout students (first two years), whom shall apply to their iedc/ or nearest iedc and is extended to innovators also. In case of innovators applying directlty, they should have a registered company and also be a member of an registered incubator with KSUM. The students/ innovators shall apply through the iedc/ nearest iedc.
Scope & Support:
Selected projects will be provided financial support upto Rs. 5 lakhs for conversion of their ideas to prototypes. The support shall be given in two - three installments.
Mechanism:
The students/ passout students (for a period of two years)/innovators may apply to their IEDC or nearest IEDC, (in a prescribed format) where their application is vetted by a panel of experts and short listed through a clear objective process. The panel may review the milestones/ deliverables in the project proposals and may guide the applicant about the feasibility of the project.


Sl. No.

Innovator

Innovation

College

Category

Grant award

Idea day

         1.      

Ajin Omanakuttan

Latinno – Latex carry backpack

Amal Jyothi College of Engineering


Student

200000

Idea day 1

         2.      

Athira K


Swasthi Smart Furniture Series

Vidya Academy of Science and Technology

Student

175000

Idea Day 1

        3.      

Athul Ram

Auto Survey

Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology

Student

50000

Idea Day 1

        4.      

Sreerag V

Pepper plucker cum seperator

Amal Jyothi College of Engineering

Student

200000

Idea Day 1

        5.      

Ajay Sangwan

Self defence garment (NYOKAS)

NIFT, Delhi

Founder

200000

Idea Day 2

        6.      

Joseph Thampy

Eco-friendly car servicing machine

CUSAT

Founder

175000

Idea Day 2

        7.      

Sajith Surendran

Matrix

GEC, Sreekrishnapuram

Founder

169330

Idea Day 2

        8.      

Samir Dayal Singh

Huggama

Huggama/Cusat

Student

200000

Idea Day 2

        9.      

Sujith S

Parkin

SCT College of Engineering

Student

192500

Idea Day 2

       10.   

Adarsh D

Sentyment

TKM engineering college

Student

200000

Idea Day 3

       11.   

Ajay Zachariah

Virtual deck

Model Engineering college

Student

100000

Idea Day 3

       12.   

Mathew Varghese

Cypher

Mar Athanasius College of Engineering

Student

25000

Idea Day 3

       13.   

Rohit A

Eve.ai

SCT, Trivandrum

Founder

200000

Idea Day 3

       14.   

Arun P M

Kranioz

Jai Bharath Engineering College

Founder

641000

Idea Day 4

       15.   

Balagopal S K

Halo Smart Fan

 

Founder

200000

Idea Day 4

       16.   

Eobin George

Perfit3D

 

Founder

500000

Idea Day 4

       17.   

Jijo Paul

Dairy Management System

Rajagiri School of Engineering

Founder

1086700

Idea Day 4

      18.   

Kirankumar T R

Vehicle Intelligicer

 

Founder

200000

Idea Day 4

       19.   

Nithin O John

Subdine

University of Kerala

Founder

740000

Idea Day 4

       20.   

Anto P Biju

Portable Water Bottle

SJCET

Student

2 lakhs

Idea Day 5

       21.   

Nibu Alias

Rotibo-Smart Roti Maker

TOCH

Founder

10 lakhs

Idea Day 5

       22.   

Salin Sunny

Doptale- Digital Board Game console

Calicut University

Founder

10 lakhs

Idea Day 5

       23.   

Aflah Madasseri

Blind Torch

CUSAT

Student

135000

Idea Day 6

       24.   

Ajith P Jose

Machines for separating mace from nutmeg

St Joseph College Engineering & Technology

Student

20000

Idea Day 6

       25.   

Anjana Sunil

YOU CAN: Automatic Bed-chair system with paralysis assistance

SAHRDAYA COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY

Student

40000

Idea Day 6

       26.   

Midhun Jayachandran

HotFoot Ticket Mechanism

GURUDEVA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (GISAT)

Student

15000

Idea Day 6

       27.   

Amjad N

el-KANE Cognitive Assistant for the Visually Impaired

 

Founder

200000

Idea Day 7

       28.   

Anand Dhananjayan

Superbeing

Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology

Founder

500000

Idea Day 7

       29.   

Leeson Jose

Robotic mobilization aid for partially paralyzed individuals

Sahrdaya college of engineering and technology,kodakara

Student

200000

Idea Day 7

       30.   

Nitin

NeuroBuds - Brain Wave Mapping Smart Earphones

CUSAT

Founder

200000

Idea Day 7

       31.   

Noble G Bhasi

Manufacturing of High-Tech Electric Wheel Chairs

SCT, Trivandrum

Founder

1000000

Idea Day 7

       32.   

Rasmara P Rasheed

Dog Buster

MES College of Engineering and Technology , Kunnukara.

Student

125000

Idea Day 7

       33.   

Riya Easow

Smart Motive

GEC, Thrissur

Founder

1000000

Idea Day 7

      34.   

Sonia Mohandas

BIOCALCULUS- An Ultimate reading of Life

Bannari Amman Institute of Technology

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 7

      35.   

Abilash Pandath

Drinn virtual clinic

University of Madras

Founder

500000

Idea Day 8

      36.   

Alvin George

VST Smart Mobility Solution

 

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      37.   

Amith sasi

Oaama parking solutions

Bharathiar University

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      38.   

Nikhil

CrankPhone

 

Founder

100000

Idea Day 8

      39.   

Aronin

Human Machine Interface Testing Robot

GEC, Sreekrishnapuram

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      40.   

Arun Augustine

Messengerify

BITS

Founder

700000

Idea Day 8

      41.   

Arun Kizhakkedath

Figimax

CUSAT

Founder

500000

Idea Day 8

      42.   

Arun sathyan

Hyreo, Chatbot for HR solution

CUSAT

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      43.   

Charles Vijay

Sapper

 

Founder

680000

Idea Day 8

      44.   

Christo Jose

Solutions Squad

Sahrdaya college of engineering and technology, Kodakara

Student

200000

Idea Day 8

      45.   

Ganapath prajapathi.

THIRDEYE - Head Up Display for motorcycle helmet

 

Innovator

1200000

Idea Day 8

      46.   

Harsh Mohan

iCon

 

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      47.   

Girish Babu

Instio Experience

 

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      48.   

Hareesh panicker

FTL technology ,Platform for viewing loans , price comparison

 

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      49.   

Jithu a prasad

ScutOps, Simply a trainer or teachers hiring platform

University of Calicut

Founder

1000000

Idea Day 8

 

      50.   

Johns T Mathai

EYEROV

CET, Trivandrum

Founder

1000000

Idea Day 8

      51.   

Juhaim

RideLogic

TOCH Engineering College

Founder

800000

Idea Day 8

      52.   

Kannan Parakunnil

HUSH HUSH

Mar Ivanios College

Founder

500000

Idea Day 8

      53.   

Malbin Jeorge

Intelligent Device Circuit Breaker

 

Founder

200000

Idea Day 8

      54.   

Nadeem Mohammed

Vear Holographic

KMEA Engineering College

Founder

700000

Idea Day 8

      55.   

Nethan p

Dhe auto - online auto service

Adi Shankara Institute

Founder

1000000

Idea Day 8

      56.   

Pradeep P S

Farmers fresh - E commerce

Sahrdaya College of Engineering

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      57.   

Prasanth

iParkMobi

RIT Kottayam

Founder

500000

Idea Day 8

      58.   

Rahul krishna

Online gadget repairing platform

Meenakshi College of Engineering

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      59.   

Rohil Dev

Nimo Technologies

Kathir College of Engineering

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      60.   

Salman Khan

Cowostash Pvt. Ltd

 

Founder

500000

Idea Day 8

      61.   

Sanjay nediyara

SIEVE technology

GEC, Thrissur

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      62.   

Sunil Vallath

Exploride

University of Calicut

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      63.   

Varun Priyan

VR nxt

College of Engineering, Poonjar

Founder

1200000

Idea Day 8

      64.   

Varun shankar

Online cab

 

Founder

500000

Idea Day 8

      65.   

Vishnu

Smart Healthcare Solutions

MG University

Founder

1000000

Idea Day 8