Hackathon

In 2015, MIF partnered with Villgro and CAMTech, to conduct the ‘CAMTech Diabetes Hackathon’- an experimental program to help fuel innovation in a different manner. We looked at the Hackathon as a means to spur innovations.The event required teams to device innovations based on a decided problem statement within a 48 hour time period. In 2015, the event saw a total of 40 innovations developed over a weekend.MIF and Villgro invested in the winning hack ‘Yostra Labs’ that develop...
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Innovation Book

50 breakthrough innovations have been showcased over the past five editions of MIF awards. The journeys of these innovations make for inspiring stories and applicable learnings for those who wish to give life to their innovative idea, but require direction on how to. MIF will release Innovation Book in 2019, a second from our desk that chronicles around the journeys of past MIF Awards winners that will enable innovators scale up their businesses by cross pollinating these learnings. This acts ...
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Agri-Accelerator program

Based on MIF’s philosophy of nurturing innovation and Marico’s core interest and expertise in Agriculture we have decided to create an Agri-Accelerator program. After speaking to numerous people the insight that we received from the agricultural space was that there are enough and more innovations happening but due to a lack of expert mentoring and funding the innovations are not able to scale. Hence it is vital that we support these innovations through an Agri accelerator program. As a pr...
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