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KSUM to launch a Incubation Program for startups with stage based Acceleration

​​Deadline for application for January batch is Dec 10 Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) is launching a two-year structured incubation program for startups stitching together various government schemes available for startups. Startups will benefit from curated industry participation and mentoring, national and international exposure programmes, access to government grants and funding, and investor networking opportunities. The program will kick off in Thiruvananthapuram in the first week of January. Startups should apply through […]


KBF launches ‘Varayude Penma’, a residency art workshop for Kudumbasree members

Seeking to empower women by inculcating the values of art amongst them, Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) and Kudumbasree launched a 10-day residency art workshop for the members of Kudumbasree Mission here today, with the organisers hoping that such an endeavour would help raise women-centric issues in a forceful and creativemanner.  The workshop at Fort Kochi, being attended by around 35 women from 14 districts, was inaugurated by Shri K J Maxi, the local MLA. Prominent artists Valsan Kolleri, Jalaja PS, Jaya PS and C […]


UAE 46th National Day: Celebrations in Thiruvananthapuram led by UAE Consul General

 As the United Arab Emirates marks its 46th National Day tomorrow, celebrations in the capital city today reaffirmed the long-standing friendship and the strong economic and cultural ties between the Gulf nation and Kerala. UAE Consul General H.E. Jamal Husein Alzaabi hosted a colourful reception this evening attended by dignitaries from the state government including Hon’ble ​​Minister for Tourism, Devaswom and Cooperation Shri Kadakampally Surendran who wished the Emirati people on […]


Maker Village holds Technical Seminar on EMC and Filtering Components in Electronics Industry

The future of electronics industry is focusing on Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) from the design perspective to ensure conformity in products, a leading expert said here today.  Technical design aspects and selection of components were important for the electronics industry, said Mr. Praveen Karthickeyan, Field Applications Engineer, Wurth Elektronik.  He was addressing a day-long technical seminar ‘EMC for You’ on EMC & Filtering Components at Maker Village, Kinfra Hi-Tech Park, Kochi. […]


Global Leaders of the Knowledge Industry to Converge in Kochi

The top business leaders of the knowledge industry from across the world will come together in Kochi on the 22nd and 23rd March 2018 for a two day summit, #future, to discuss emerging trends, ground realities and the way forward to position Kerala as a hub for digital innovation and investment. This was informed by Shri Pinarayi Vijayan, Chief Minister of Kerala, while addressing a press meet to announce the event. ‘The potential […]


50 ideas to get funded on Idea Day event in December

Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) will select 50 innovative, socially-relevant and scalable ideas from different sectors for funding next month as part of its financial aid project, Idea Day, to be held on December 23 in Kochi. Starting up is now more easy with Kerala government being successfully implementing the IDEA DAY to promote innovation in the state. Being rolled over 1 crore funds Kerala Startup Mission comes up with the Next Big Idea […]


KSUM’s Idea Day in December to focus on healthcare sector

The Kerala Startup Mission’s (KSUM) unique financial aid project, Idea Day, will focus on medical and healthcare technologies in its December edition to support and encourage innovations in the sector. As part of this monthly event, Dr.  Sreejith N. Kumar, Consultant in Diabetes Medicine, will give a lecture on the topic “Medical Technologies – Scope for Innovations” at the  Sree Chithra Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, MS Valiathan Block, Biomedical Technology Wing, […]


ICFOSS to host 6th triennial international conference on free software in Dec

Chief Minister launches logo and website of “Swatantra 2017” After three years, the free software community in Kerala will once again come together for deliberations on a range of topics related to free software and hardware at a conference organised by the International Centre for Free and Open Software (ICFOSS), under the IT Dept of Kerala, in Thiruvananthapuram on December 20-21.   Titled ‘Swatantra-2017’, the conference will have more than 25 speakers […]


Karnataka Tourism to organize inaugural edition of ‘Karnataka International Travel Expo’ in Bengaluru

‘Govt. of Karnataka – Department of Tourism’ announces the inaugural edition of ‘Karnataka International Travel Expo’, India’s biggest B2B travel event in Bengaluru from the 28 February – 2 March 2018. The state of Karnataka and Bengaluru have over the years has contributed towards being a large part of the India’s ever-growing tourism arrival figures, both to within India destinations and overseas. The Inaugural edition of ‘Karnataka International Travel Expo’, […]


Train Children to Say NO to Tobacco

Parents and teachers have a major role in equipping children to say no to tobacco, said ace violinist Balabhaskar here on Children’s Day, marking the launch of the social media campaign #SayNO2Tobacco. The campaign #SayNo2Tobacco aims to protect children from tobacco use initiation by training them to say a bold No, and thereby create tobacco free schools and colleges in Kerala. “I have never smoked or used tobacco in life, […]


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