Idea Fest 2018 & Demo Day (Idea Grants by KSUM)



First Stage Deadline : 18 February 2018 (Extended till March 4)
Second Stage Deadline : 04 March 2018
Design Thinking / Ideation Workshops : Throughout March
Demo Day ( Idea Fest 2018 ) : 07 April 2018



All Over Kerala



Idea Fest will be the 10th Idea Day organised by Kerala Startup Mission. This edition is aimed at promoting the culture of innovation and entrepreneurship among the college students of the state. Through Idea Fest, KSUM will financially support student innovators to build their prototypes and take their product to market.


A student is eligible to apply for the Idea Grant if

  • He/She is currently studying in Kerala
  • He/She has not received the Idea Grant in the previous editions of Idea Days


Type of Grant Amount
Idea Grant upto 2 lakhs
Productisation Grant upto 7 lakhs
Scale up Grant upto 12 lakhs




Register Phase 1

Register Phase 2

Ideas for the Future