Idealabs Global Innovation Immersion Program

Do you want to experience the World’s No.1 INNOVATIVE country?

Idealabs Global Innovation Immersion Program (IGIIP) has been conceptualized with an objective to give Indian Students, Innovators, Entrepreneurs and Startups an opportunity to interact with the best global Innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems.

As part of the IGIIP, you get a chance to visit and interact with the world’s best startup ecosystems, network with mentors and startups, understand best practices, showcase and validate your ideas and products to global leaders and investors.

The current cohort is being co-hosted with South Korea’s start-up ecosystem. South Korea has been ranked the No.1 Innovation country for the last seven years by Bloomberg.

Surely, you don’t want to miss an opportunity to experience the world’s No.1 Innovative country?

Program Highlights

Industry Visit

Get an opportunity to visit and interact with South Korean Industry and its leaders

  • South Korea is a global leader in a wide range of industrial sectors ranging from Auto Manufacturing to Blockchain.
  • It is home to some of the most iconic brands like Samsung, LG, Hyundai and Kia to name a few.
  • 223 Fortune 500 companies have entered Korea, and are working with local businesses to increase their global market share.

Startup Ecosystem

Interact, Network and Partner with the vibrant startup ecosystem of South Korea

  • South Korea has a very vibrant and booming startup ecosystem
  • Startups in South Korea soared to roughly 30,000 as of 2018
  • 63 startups have risen to No. 1 in their respective global industries.
  • Some of the big names include GEF, WeWork, Fast Five, Fab Lab, Seoul Startup Hub, Google Campus Seoul, Maru 180, and the most recent HEYGROUND.

Product Showcse

  • Get your product /idea validated by global audience
  • Make a pitch of your innovation/start-up to global mentors & investors
  • Explore global market for your product
  • Meet prospective partners for your product/idea
  • Listen to product pitches of Korean startups

Certification

  • Two week International Internship certificate
  • One week at India and one week in South Korea
  • Certification jointly signed by Idealabs and South Korea’s leading Startup Accelerator

How to Participate

  • The interested participants to register themselves in the link below (registration button).The registered participants will be interviewed by Idealabs team and shortlisted
  • The total duration of the program is two weeks with one week in India and one week in South Korea.
  • The total cost of South Korea visit from Hyderabad airport back to Hyderabad airport is Rs.1.25 lakhs all inclusive. (Includes two way tickets, food, accommodation and contest fee.)
  • You can also avail AICTE grant upto Rs.1.0 Lakhs for such competition: View More
  • This year's exclusive batch will be at South Korea in the month of July.
Register

Why South Korea

  • South Korea repeats its No. 1 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index. South Korea remained NO.1 in the global-innovation index for the fifth consecutive year.
  • The number of startups in South Korea in 2017 was close to 30,000 with over 100,000 startup employees
  • South Korea’s GDP in 2017 was close to $1.5 trillion, which is bigger than Australia.
  • Over 100 accelerators, incubators, and Innovation Centers. Some of the big names include GEF, WeWork, Fast Five, Fab Lab, Seoul Startup Hub, Google Campus Seoul, Maru 180, and the most recent HEYGROUND
  • 13 Blockchain Startups in South Korea to disrupt the industry by 2020.

Testimonials

Frequently Asked Questions

1) Who can apply?

Idealabs Global Innovation Immersion Program (IGIIP) is open to (subject to selection) student entrepreneurs/Innovators, early stage startups and students seeking international internship.

2) What is the duration/schedule of the program?

The total duration of the program is two weeks with one week in South Korea and one week in India. The next batch's enrollment deadline is 10th of June 2019. For more details please contact 9030006060.

3) Do I get a certification for participating in this program?

Yes. You get an international certification jointly signed by Idealabs and South korea’s largest startup accelerator and one of the top universities of South Korea

4) Can this be considered as an internship?

Absolutely. This is the best possible international internship you would ever participate.

5) How much does the program cost ?

The whole program fee for two weeks including air tickets from Hyderabad - South Korea-Hyderabad, food and accommodation in south Korea and the one week sessions at Hyderabad, is Rs. 1.25 lakhs all inclusive. (Includes two way tickets, food, accommodation and contest fee.)

You can also avail AICTE grant upto Rs.1.0 Lakhs for such competition: View More

6) Is there any additional/hidden cost ?

The Visa fee and insurance fee is not included in the program. These are expected to be very nominal.

7) What kind of support can I expect from Idealabs

Idealabs will be there to support every step of this program. One of our senior mentors will travel along with the participants. Idealabs will also help in ticketing, visa processing, insurance and any other thing required for the tour.

8) What is the process of registration?

The interested participants have to register themselves in the link below (registration button).The registered participants will be interviewed by Idealabs team and shortlisted

9) Is there a deadline for applications?

Working backwards, assuming it takes two weeks for visa processing and one week for our shortlisting of all applications, the last date of application is fixed based on the start date of the program, which we keep updating online.

10) Will I get a detailed schedule/itinerary of the South Korea visit?

Yes. Most certainly! You will get a detailed itinerary once you register and shortlisted.

11) Do I need to speak the local language?

IGIIP programs are English language Programs. Irrespective of the country of visit, the basic instructions and interaction will be in English language.

To participate as a student in IGIIP initiative, Register now !!!

Register

Ask a query

Udayan Bakshi

VP- Academic Innovation
Idealabs FutureTech Ventures

90300 06060

Mon to Sat 9am to 6 pm

info@idealabsftv.in

Send us your query anytime!