“Technopreneur 14”, a workshop focuses on creating awareness about the ways to transform ideas into reality for the students and individuals basically young entrepreneurs. The DSIR Technopark TePP Outreach cum Cluster Innovation Centre (TOCIC) organises the workshop at the Park Centre of the Technopark campus in Thiruvananthapuram on July 22, 2014, to uplift the youth in entrepreneurship and to develop a perfect ecosystem for their growth. To know more about business opportunities and possibilities, the workshop is organised in association with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Kerala IT, Technopark-TBI and Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC). The main targets of the workshop are prospective innovators, student innovators, startup companies and MSME clusters.
Basically, the workshop aims to help the innovators understand how to transform their crazy ideas or technology innovations into technical prototypes and later into market value prototypes through utilizing the PRISM (Promoting Innovations in Individuals, Startups and MSMEs) funding mechanism of DSIR, Govt of India. The event will be inaugurated by Minister for Industries & IT, Shri P K Kunhalikutty. Aruna Sundararajan IAS, Addl Chief Secretary & MD of KSIDC and P H Kurian IAS, Principal Secretary – IT & Industries, are expected to attend the event. There will be different sessions by PRISM, Patenting of Innovations, R & D Scenario and Innovations in MSMEs. Successful entrepreneurs from the State will also share their experience with the youngsters.