Monday, August 31, 2009

My last post

On the eve of my retirement from govt service, I wish to thank all stakeholders of TePP for their support. This is my last post in this blog. I will continue to blog at:

My personal e mail ID is indiainventsathotmaildotcom

Indian Innovators Association

Monday, August 24, 2009

Coimbatore and Ooty meetings

TePP Innovators exhibition was held on 6to8th Augsut in Coimbatore. See photographs at:

TUC coordinators meeting was held in Ooty on 10th and 11th August. See photographs at

Friday, August 14, 2009

Tutorial for Technopreneurs

Greeting on Independence day.
beta version of `Tutorial for Technopreneurs' is unveiled on 10th August 2009 at TUC coordinators meeting. Take a look:

Many people approach me or TePP outreach centers for general information on govt funds and for basic information on patenting, VC funding, innovation planning. The text is prepared to answer most of general queries. If anything is missed, let me know.

This web version is developed by technoFIRST with support of TUC, Technopark.

Nat Geo `Shaping the future' competion

Shaping the future is a nation wide campaign to identify the promising innovations that can make a difference to our lives. Registration is online and ends by midnight of 29th August 2009. TePP, the natural partner for all innovation competitions, is involved in this major media event of Nat Geo. All promising innovators would be eligible for TePP grants.

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Liberal support to grass root innovators in Phase-11

TePP Promotion Board approved liberal support to grass root innovators in Phase-11, S3T category.As against the norm of max 50% project cost, the grass root innovators will now be eligible for max of 75% of approved project cost. The cap remains at Rs 45 lakhs as grant.

TePP innovators exhibition, Coimbatore

Exhibition of TePP facilitated innovations is coordinated by TUC, STEP-PSG on 7th August at Hotel Residency , Coimbatore. Due to space constraint all that showed interest could not be accommodated. The exhibition runs parallel with Asia Pacific conference on business incubation.

TePP innovator raises funds from ICICI Lombard General Insurance

SIIC (SIDBI Innovation and Incubation Centre) loacted in IIT Knapur is supporting TePP innovators as TUC. Eleven innovators were supported by the TUC with grant totalling Rs 79 lakhs. Weather Risk Management Solution pvt ltd (WRMSPL) one the TePP supported incubatee signed agreement with ICICI Lombard General Insurance for equity investment.