for Professionals & Start-ups
What’s it? Who Can Apply?

For CiiA-3, this new Category is added to allow Startups and Professionals to apply & participate.

The following are benefit – highlights
  • Exposure to industries, manufacturers, Marketing Agencies, Corporates, and Investor Tie-ups for funding, such as Angel Investors, Private Investors, Venture Capital, SIDBI, Govt. Funding and others.

  • Facilitation of meetings with industry experts, project consultants & others, to help in upgrading their project’s commercialization.

  • Start-ups project exposure in print, social media, digital, and e-media.

  • CiiA helps in negotiations and tie-ups for licensing the project, collaborations, or project acquisition.

  • Tentatively top 20 Start-up projects shall be showcased at the CiiA-3 Innovations Exhibition to be held on 31st January 2024 1st & 2nd February at the Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai-18.

What are the Rewards & Awards?

The Winner gets Prize Money of Rs 1 Lakh & the Runners Up gets Rs 50,000 to further develop and refine the Startup. The Winners also get a Certificate of Excellence & CiiA Trophy. The Winner’s Incubation Centre also gets a CiiA Trophy.

How to Apply

Click here (FORM 5) to apply for participation in CiiA-3 exhibition

Is Participation Free for Startups?

There is a highly subsidised cost of Participation @ Rs 20,000/Stall (of 4 Sq.mtrs) + GST @ 18% applicable.