Startup India Innovation Week from 10-16 Jan

Startup India Innovation Week from 10-16 Jan

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is all set to organize the Startup India Innovation Week from January 10th to January 16th, 2023 to celebrate the Indian Startup Ecosystem and National Startup Day. This event is part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations and various startup related events will take place in over 75 locations across the country.

Why is innovation week being organized?

The rationale for organizing the innovation week is to foster a spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in India.

The Ministry of Commerce & Industry said in a release, “Startup India Innovation Week 2023 aims to engage startup ecosystem stakeholders across the nation during 10 January-16 January and spur the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation in India." 

Key Highlights 
The Startup India Innovation Week will include knowledge sharing sessions for entrepreneurs, aspiring entrepreneurs, and other enablers. These enablers will involve relevant stakeholders from the startup ecosystem such as government officials, incubators, corporates and investors.

The events include dedicated workshops for women entrepreneurs, training of incubators, mentorship workshops, stakeholder round tables, conferences, capacity building workshops, startup pitching sessions, amongst others.

To commemorate National Startup Day on 16 January, DPIIT is organising the felicitation ceremony for winners of National Startup Awards 2022, a flagship initiative under Startup India.