Innovate with Passion

Textile and apparel MSMEs are basically traditional industries following conventional ways and means due to lack of research, innovation and product diversification. On the other hand Innovation capacity within India’s large base of students in technical institutions, remains the most untapped. Incubators/ Research institutes playing a crucial role to converge the students’ innovation potential with the emerging industry’s needs.

To make it happens Entrepreneurship Development and Innovations Institute – Tamil Nadu and NIFT TEA Knitwear Fashion Institute with the support of AIC - NIFT TEA Incubation Centre for Textiles and Apparels organize a Hackathon (TEXATHON-2019). The two days programme scheduled on 23rd & 24th December 2019 at NIFT TEA Knitwear Fashion Institute, SIDCO, Mudalipalayam, Tirupur.

We invite final year students from Arts, Science and Engineering discipline, alumnus of reputed Institutions, young innovators and start-ups / MSMEs to use this opportunity to explore their innovative ideas/products/process. Teaching faculty/Research scholars can also participate and exhibit their innovations related to the field.

Top 2 PoC/Proto samples will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 25,000 & Rs. 10,000 and consoled prize of Rs. 5,000 each for 3 teams respectively. Market feasible and worthwhile ideas will be supported through AIC-NIFT TEA Incubation Centre for Textiles and Apparels and they can apply for grant-in-aid through the incubation centre. 

We request you to guide your students to participate, explore their innovative ideas that can be crafted in to a successful Start-up in future.

For any clarification call us @ 9677495111 / 8072316116.

Event Date: 23 Dec 2019

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