Children Innovation Festival 2019 is an initiative by GUSEC in partnership with UNICEF to identify, nurture and support children’s innovations in the state. The festival will engage young innovators across a boot camp, a conclave with multiple stakeholders and an exhibition of the selected ideas.
Participate in CIF2019
The Children Innovation Festival is a platform by GUSEC and UNICEF for young children in Gujarat to get the right support, mentorship and resources to realise their innovative ideas!CIF, through GUSEC and UNICEF, will also recognise young innovators and extend the world-class startup and innovation support facilities at GUSEC to these young brains!
Deadline Extension: Due to several requests, CIF applications will now be accepted until October 13, 2019.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited for a bootcamp with national and international mentors, after which top 30 ideas will be felicitated and recognised by GUSEC and UNICEF.
Incubation support at GUSEC
Cloud credits worth up to $20,000
Networking and mentorship
Access to government grants
Free co-working space
Who can apply?
– Anyone under the age of 18 with an innovative idea, and based in Gujarat.
– Individuals or teams, both may apply. In case of team applications, the application may be made in the name of the lead innovator. Details about the team members will be collected later on.
– Only one application per innovator shall be considered.
CIF2019: Important Dates
Applications deadline – 11:59 IST on October 13, 2019
Bootcamp for shortlisted ideas, selected from the applications – October 2019
Final conclave for top ideas – November 2019