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International Symposium
on Computational Intelligence

Event 3

CALL FOR START-UPS FOR COMPUTATIONAL INTELLIGENCE

INTRODUCTION

In order to stay competitive, it is required to keep abreast with the latest technological developments in the core businesses. Investment in Start-Ups in the Core Areas is likely to play an important role in the quest to remain competitive.

Our Mission for Start-Up Initiative is to Identify, Invest and Nurture Start-Ups that can become successful companies in the long run and provide profitable returns from this diversification.

Our Mission is to search for an exciting idea which may be in the nascent and planning stage and there is an unmet need for mentorship and initial funding. The MRIIRS would help to support and nurture these high risk early starters and their concepts.

KEY FEATURES OF THE CALL

The main aim of this is:
a.    To establish and validate proof of concept
b.    To enable creation of spin-off.

Scope & Support

  1. BIG scheme supports only up-to Proof-of-Concept stage.
  2. Funding will be in the form of Grant-in-Aid limited up-to Rs 2.5 lakh.
  3. The period for the study would not exceed 18 months.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERION

The following Eligibility Criteria should also be met: The Start-Up should not have been black-listed by any Government entity or any Incubation Centre. The Promoter(s) shall not have any criminal case pending in any Court of Law in India. A Declaration to this effect shall be required to be submitted in this respect.

Start-up should deal with one or more of the following topics:

  1. Machine Learning

  2. Natural Language Processing

  3. Computer Vision

  4. Medical AI-based

  5. Internet of Things with AI (IoT-based AI)

  6. Virtual Assistants

  7. AI-based robotics

  8. security using embedded systems

  9. self-driving cars

  10. Face recognition and emotion analysis on embedded devices

  11. Home automation setups

  12. Speech recognition to interact with the user

  13. Conversational chatbot AI

  14. Advanced x-ray scanning

  15. Advanced screening and diagnosis of malicious diseases

  16. Retinal scans

  17. Identification of various symptoms for specific conditions

  18. Object detection

  19. Human activity recognition

  20. Human emotion and gesture detection

  21. Image segmentation

  22. Optical character recognition (OCR)

  23. Optimization algorithms to solve complex problems

  24. High-quality recommendation systems

  25. Advanced spam filtering

  26. Fraud detection

SHORTLISTING CRITERION

The following Criteria is proposed to be used for Short listing of Start-Up proposals:

  1. Technical Feasibility
  2. Scalability
  3. Key Team Member’s Profile
  4. Founder’s Background
  5. Risks involved and Mitigation Plans
  6. Financial Returns
  7. Market Size and Growth Rate
  8. Patentability

WHO CAN APPLY?

Entrepreneurs, Potential entrepreneurs from Academia, Research Institute, Researchers, PhDs, B.Tech, M.Tech students from repute Institutions.

HOW TO APPLY?

Proposals must be submitted as a PDF/word  file by email to  isci2022@mriu.edu.in before due date.
No Hard Copy to be submitted. Proposals submitted through mail only would be considered.

Proposals must clearly describe the idea.

TIMELINE

Date of Submission:  10 -02-2022 12:00 PM

Date of Acceptance: 25-03-2022 12:00 PM

Event Date: 28-04 -2022 – 29.04.2022

Registration Amount: 999 Rupees per team.

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