About ICOSTART'19


A two-day international research conference and summit on Innovations, Startups & Investments with capacity building workshops for startup founders, a pitching session and networking event for investors

The correlation between research, innovation and performance of economies appears to be positive and governments world over are focusing on startup ecosystems for accelerating economic growth. Innovation and Startup is one of the prime focus areas of Government of India too and policies and structures are being put in place to accelerate innovations and startup creation to capitalize on the demographic dividend that India has accrued and the resultant robustness of the risk-taking propensity. India has built up technical competence and expertise for relevant frugal innovations. India has improved its ranking in the Global Innovation Ranking by 29 positions in the last four years. And that India could emerge as a Startup Hub in the region is the probability being visualized.

Despite research, innovation, startup creation and investment being interdependent, aptitude required to be successful in each domain are different and consequently interaction between the stakeholders is minimal at best. Read More...

Important Dates & Notification


1. Last date for Abstract Submission Date has been extended to November 22, 2019
2. Abstract Acceptance - November 29, 2019
3. Early bird Registration - November 29, 2019
4. Last date for Full Paper Submission - January 15, 2020
5. Conference - December 16-17, 2019
6. Early bird Registration for Startups - November 29, 2019

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