Innovation + Impact

Catalysing disruptive tech to create large-scale impact in India

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Inspire. Innovate. Impact.

Marico Innovation Foundation is a philanthropic institution committed to nurturing and catalysing India’s innovation landscape and ground breaking technologies that can create large-scale social, economic, and environmental impact for millions of people.

Our areas of focus are startups, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Our sectoral focus is on climate adaptability solutions, including plastic waste management, clean technology, and agriculture-technology.

Our pursuit of innovation predates the days of CSR mandates, before 'innovation' became a buzzword. Today our goal is focussed on building ecosystems to create a future where true innovation results in large-scale impact for millions of people.

Harsh Mariwala Founder, Marico Innovation Foundation & Chairman, Marico Limited
21 years of experience
30+ innovations scaled
70+ innovations awarded
15+ sectors influenced
100+ mentors engaged
2 soonicorns
Scale-Up With MIF

Scale-Up is MIF’s no-equity acceleration program offering bespoke mentorship to for-profit startups on their INR 1-100 crore annual revenue growth journeys, while addressing India’s urgent challenges in plastic waste management, clean technology, and agriculture-technology.

Think: Bespoke Personalised Mentorship + Community for Potential Soonicorns!

Innovation for India Awards

Innovation for India Awards is MIF’s biennial program that aims to showcase and celebrate currently hidden, potentially game-changing Indian innovations, offering them a getaway to recognition and a symbol of excellence in innovation. Applications for the 10th Edition of the Awards are now open!

Past winners


Dhruva Space

Dhruva Space, is a proprietary full-stack space engineering solutions provider.


Dozee, a patented contactless remote monitoring device, converts any bed into a stepped-down e-ICU.

Ishitva Robotic Systems

Ishitva Robotic Systems segregate dry waste using automated AI-based machines.


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