NUTRITION FOR HEALTH SUMMIT
(Nature, Health and Vegan Festival 2023)
October 15-16, 2023
An Expert Talk on "Exploring Synergies: Entrepreneurship & Economic Relations between India & European Countries", by Ms. Catherine Hinderman
October 03, 2023
The Nutrition Health Summit, a collaborative effort between the Centre for Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development (CIED), Department of Bioengineering, Integral University and the Biotech Park, brought together Scientists, Doctors, Health Experts, Entrepreneurs, and Innovators in the field of nutrition and health. The summit, held on October 15-16, 2023, at Biotech Park, proved to be a significant platform for the exchange of ideas, fostering innovation, and promoting the vital collaboration needed to address the complex issues surrounding nutrition and health. A noteworthy feature of the summit was the active participation of incubatees from the Centre for Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development (CIED). These incubatees, namely Nutty Village, ITM core, Shivramesh Healthcare Private Limited, showcased their innovative products, and technologies related to nutrition and health. Their presence highlighted the role of incubation programs in nurturing promising startups and entrepreneurs in the nutrition and health sector. The summit featured several experts, like Dr. M.L.B. Bhatt (Ex-VC, KGMU), Dr. Narsingh Verma (President- FICN), Dr. Huma Mustafa (Joint Director, UPCST) and other intellectuals. These sessions delved into topics such as personalized nutrition, emerging trends in biotechnology, and sustainable agriculture. The discussions provided valuable insights into the evolving landscape of nutrition and health.
Centre for Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development (CIED), Integral University, organized an Expert Talk, “Exploring Synergies: Entrepreneurship & Economic Relations between India & European Countries” on October 03, 2023, at central auditorium, by the distinguished Swedish Entrepreneur and economist Ms. Catherine Hinderman, CEO at Gaia Amore, a U.S.- based luxury brand, successfully blending new-age fashion with sustainability, promoting upliftment of rural artisans across India. This brand is loved and recognized by fashion icons across U.S. She also serves as the Chief Operating Officer, Internationals, at Kosh, which is a sustainable organic cotton textile manufacturing company that has an international presence across the globe and is incubated at CIED, Integral University. Ms. Catherine emphasized the importance of developing an entrepreneurial mindset. This includes qualities such as creativity, resilience, adaptability, and the ability to take calculated risks. The speaker shared personal anecdotes and experiences to illustrate the significance of these traits in the entrepreneurial journey, also discussed the process of identifying business opportunities, this involved market research, understanding customer needs, and staying updated with industry trends. Dr. Nida Fatima, Deputy Director, CIED, & Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, expressed gratitude to Ms. Catherine Hinderman, for sharing the expertise and making the event a resounding success. The event was concluded with the vote of thanks expressed by Dr. Nida Fatima, Deputy Director, CIED to all the distinguished guests, participants and mentors along with Team CIED and its student ambassadors for their unwavering support.
INTEGRAL UNIVERSITY SHINES BRIGHT AT UP INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW 2023: SHOWCASING INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, AND SUSTAINABILITY
September 21-25, 2023
TiE WOMEN GLOBAL PITCH COMPETITION, LUCKNOW CHAPTER FINALE
August 25, 2023
Center for Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development (CIED) played a pivotal role as the ecosystem partner in TiE Women Global Pitch Competition, Lucknow Chapter Finale, organized by The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) held on August 25, 2023, at Hilton Graden Inn, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow. The event began with a motivational speech by Tapasya Singh, Chair of TiE, Lucknow, during the welcome address. Mr. Premanshu Sing, stealth mode at Flipkart/Angel Investor & Ex CEO of Paytm Insurance, presented his path & wisdom. The Women Startup Pitching Competition witnessed an impressive array of 5 startups, each presenting innovative solutions to various challenges. The participating startups represented a diverse range of industries, from technology and healthcare to e-commerce. After intense deliberation, the jury unveiled Garima Jain, Mirnow LLP, as the deserving winner. CIED, an essential partner in this initiative, played a critical role in ensuring the success of the competition. As an ecosystem partner of the event, CIED extended its full support. Dr. Nida Fatima, Deputy Director, CIED, briefed about how CIED is contributing to the startup ecosystem like providing mentorship and guidance, conducting educational workshops, access to a wealth of resources, including co-working spaces, research facilities, and creating an environment conducive to growth and innovation.
Integral University made a significant impact at the UP International Trade Show, held at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida's Knowledge Park from September 21 to 25, 2023. This event, inaugurated by Hon’ble President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu and Hon’ble Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath, attracted a diverse audience from various fields, featuring stalls covering areas such as art, technology, healthcare, and agriculture. Furthermore, Integral University's Center for Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development (CIED), along with the Deputy Director of CIED, Dr. Nida Fatima, presented four of its incubated startups, all of which attracted substantial interest from visitors:
Kosh by Richa Saxena: This sustainable organic textile manufacturing company exports Khadi to Germany, London, and the Netherlands. Kosh is a recognized customer of Reliance Industries and Aditya Birla Group.
Earthkind Eco Ventures: An organic eco-friendly cruelty-free personal care brand that prioritizes sustainability and ethical business practices.
Nutty Village: This company focuses on the detection and management of aflatoxins in groundnuts, as well as preventing infections during storage and transportation. They have developed aflatoxin-free fortified peanut butter and repurpose waste for cattle feed.
ITM Core: Specializing in AI-based education systems for educational institutions, ITM Core offers a virtual robotics system for scheduled classes and a VR-based experimental lab system for virtual observations.
YOUNG FOUNDERS HUNT AT INTEGRAL UNIVERSITY
July 14, 2023
Centre for Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development (CIED), Integral University, Lucknow in collaboration with NimbleQ & Uttar Pradesh Electronics Corporation Limited (UPLC), conducted ‘Young Founders Hunt’ on July 14, 2023. Students from Grade 2 to Grade 9 of Kunskapsskolan School, Seth M.R. Jaipuria School, Study Hall School, La Martiniere Girls College, Seth A.R. Jaipuria School from Lucknow and St. Mary's Convent Inter College (Prayagraj) and Jodhamal Public School (Jammu & Kashmir) participated and came forward with their own interesting entrepreneurial ideas and showcased their flair to the panel. The panel comprised of senior faculty members and experts from Integral University in the field of Robotics, AI, IOT, Agriculture, Pharmacy, Environmental Science, Electrical Engineering, Bioengineering & Computer Applications. The event itself is a testimony to some of the finest ideas, if brought to execution, can change the way the world runs. This confluence of startups and experts helped the students to explore their vision and transform it into accomplished reality. Judgement was based on varied criteria of innovation, creativity & presentation skills. All the participating students were given certificates, appreciation & accolades.
STARTUPS EXHIBITION AT INTEGRAL UNIVERSITY
May 08, 2023
Centre for Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development (CIED), Integral University, Lucknow, conducted an exhibition of CIED startups on May 08, 2023. The event provided an amazing platform for startups to showcase their innovative products / services to the world. Startups like Kosh, Ahinsa care, Soil concept, SRH Wellness, Nutty village, Mybooksify, My child learning, Distinct Horizon, Tensift farmers, Pharmcription, Pot a plant and others actively participated in it. The exhibition boosted the zeal among the entrepreneurs to come forward as leading brands. It brought positivity, newer ideas, erudition, and endless opportunities to startups to transform them into their best version.
ONE ON ONE MENTORING WITH CIED STARTUPS
January 24, 2023
Centre for Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development (CIED), Integral University, Lucknow is conducting a One-On-One Mentoring Session for the Incubatees of CIED on 24th January 2023 from 10:00 PM – 02:00 PM at CIED Meeting Room, 3rd Floor, Administration Block, Integral University, Lucknow.
Nov 1, 2022
CIED successfully conduced “Startup Conclave 2022” on 1st November 2022 at Integral University, Lucknow in association with Start-In-Up, Punjab National Bank, SIDBI, NABARD, and Union Bank of India. Startups across the country participated to showcase their innovative business idea and receive funding for their business ideas.
May 15, 2022 | Online
May 15, 2022 | Online
To look for some novel & fresh ideas to be incubated CIED has launched its Cohort 2.0 Pre-Incubation Campus Drive.
Centre for Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development (CIED), Integral University, Lucknow in collaboration with the Government of Uttar Pradesh “UP Startup Policy 2020”, organized “STARTUP MARATHON” 2021 – An Incubators Drive. The objective of the program was to motivate and search for the hidden entrepreneurial potential of students of Integral University, Lucknow.
MATURING EARLY-STAGE INVENTIONS TO PATENTS & TRADEMARKS
July 3, 2021 I Online
Centre for Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development (CIED) organized A Master Class On “Maturing Early-Stage Inventions to Patents and Trademarks”, which focused on preparing the students and incubates about IPR and trademarks in India. The online program was open to the public to interact with eminent speakers.
EMERGING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN THE AGRICULTURE SECTOR
July 17, 2021 I Online
Disseminating agricultural innovations is essential to achieve the goal of “Aatmnirbhar Bharat”. By strengthening and promoting entrepreneurship directed towards the challenges of the agricultural sector, the profitability of smallholder farmers can be improved.
Centre for Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development (CIED) in collaboration with the Startup program of the Government of Uttar Pradesh organized an online Capacity Development Program for Agri-Entrepreneurs, on the topic “Emerging Business Opportunities in the Agriculture Sector”
E- SEMINAR ON CSR & SOCIAL ENTERPRISES
August 21 , 2021 I Online
Centre for Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development (CIED) in Association with the Department of Commerce & Business Management organized E-Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) & Social Enterprises keeping in view the dominant role of social enterprises through social innovations towards the socioeconomic development of the Country special focus on Uttar Pradesh.
YOUNGPRENEURS' DIALOUGE SERIES
December 24, 2020 I Online
YoungPreneurs Dialogue series is a program where the Startup Pathshala students interview young entrepreneurs. CIED faculty team identifies the YoungPreneurs and contacts them, initially. Later the students do the necessary coordination and execution of the event under coaching and guidance from the CIED team. The YoungPreneurs Dialogue Series program is an initiative for startup aspirants of the university that mentors and guides them in transforming their ideas in a viable business plan. The term YoungPreneurs is used to refer to entrepreneurs of 20 to 40 years of age. visual components.
July 28, 2020 I Online
To strengthen the ecosystem of Innovation and Entrepreneurship CIED has successfully launched programs like STARTUP PATHSHALA, where the integral university students were introduced to the startup world. The uniqueness of this program was that it was designed, developed and delivered by startup owners and or those professionals who are associated with the startup ecosystem.