Future Entrepreneurs Connect

8 JUNE 2023 – 9:30 AM TO 5:30 PM


Last date for submission of entries is extended upto 30th May 2023


  • To identify the needs of regions and industries
  • To develop collaboration with states and industries for de-ployment and commercialization
  • To identify the potential industry for the co-development of next-gen technologies & products
  • To create networks of Government – academia-industry for faster delivery and deployment
  • To motivate youngsters and budding entrepreneurs to create startups


  • Welcome address by Director, CSIR-SERC
  • Lectures by eminent speakers
  • Presentation on CSIR-SERC facilities & technologies
  • Students competitions
  • Visit to laboratories

Program Highlights

  • Lectures by eminent entrepreneurs and scientists in the area of structural engineering
  • Opportunity to interact with the scientists of CSIR-SERC
  • Visit to state-of-the-art facilities at CSIR-SERC
  • A platform to showcase and discuss ideas with the scientific community
  • Competition for innovative startup ideas

Themes for Students Innovative / Start-Up Competitions

  • SMART structures / infrastructure @ 2050
  • Green energy / renewable energy structures / energy efficient buildings
  • Waste to wealth
  • Fast track construction
  • Sustainable infrastructure
  • Disaster mitigation / disaster resilient structures (against earth-
    quake, wind, fire, landslide, and their combinations)

Who can participate?

Third & Final year B.E./B.Tech. (Civil Engineering) and First year M.E/M.Tech. (Structural Engineering) students.


Two teams from one institute are eligible to participate. Each team will consist of four students and a faculty member.


Registration can be completed on or before 30th May 2023 online using the
following link:

Guidelines for Preparation and Submission of Entries