Indovator Awards

The Indovator Awards is a unique people’s choice awards programme launched by the International Centre for Technological Innovations. Indovator a first-of-its-kind online initiative where people choose the awardees by supporting them with crowdfunding. It empowers people to choose innovations that can create impact in their lives, and to review innovators solving India's challenges for sustainable development. Indovator Awards bring together an ecosystem and matching fund that can provide innovators the support they need to implement their solutions for India's sustinable development

India is booming and sustainable development is becoming increasingly more important. We need development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. We believe that the best ideas for solving India's challenges for sustainable development can come from anyone, anywhere. Indovator Awards support a range of innovations including technologies, new business models and services - any solution that has potential to address India’s development problem more sustainably than existing approaches.


Along with certification awardees will benefit from increase in recognition and visibility of your project and team through our campaigns.

ecosystem support

All Innovators achieving crowdfunding goal receive access to labs, facilities and consultants to scale-up their project.


Innovators receiving crowd-funding of Rs.25,000/- will get an additional 100% matching fund for commercial scale-up

indovator award procedures

  • Application

    Indovator Awards are open to anyone anywhere. You may submit your application as an individual or a team of maximum 5 people. You should be working on an innovation that solves India's development challenges sustainably.
    Application deadline: 31st December 2017

  • Crowdfunding

    Raise funds from people who share passion for your innovation. Mobilize funds for piloting, testing and scaling-up your innovation through Indovator's online crowdfunding platform. 
    Crowdfunding period: January to February 2018

  • Award Declaration

    Indovator awardees are chosen by people based on public support they receive through crowdfunding. It empowers people to choose innovations that can create impact in their lives, and to review innovators solving India’s challenges for sustainable development. Awards are declared at the Annaul Indovation Summit.
    Prizes awarded in March 2018

  • Release of Grant AND MATCHING FUND

    Innovators receiving crowdfunding of Rs. 25,000/- will get an additional 100% matching fund support from ICTI. The crowdfund and matching fund would be released as grant for commercial scale-up of the project. The awardees would also receive access to our partnering labs, facilities and consultants. The prize packages are worth Rs. 50,000 - Rs. 100,000
    Grants would be released in April 2018

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Submit application

Are you an innovator having an initiative, product or service that can tackle India's problems more sustainably? Submit your project for Indovator Awards before 31st December 2017

About us

Indovator is an initiative of the International Centre for Technological Innovations (ICTI), a not-for-profit Open Innovation Centre registered under Travancore Cochin Literary Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act XII 1955 and section 12AA of Income Tax Act 1961. Donations are tax-deductible u/s 80G.