The objective of the program is to develop an ecosystem for identifying youth with bright minds for solving real life problems, mentoring them, attaching them to research institutions/ partner institutions with scholarships for one year and help them build a career around the innovations, researching, re-discovering, incubating and accelerating the innovation. As a part of the proposal K-DISC shall put in place an ICT based support system for identifying promising ideas and processing through the funnel of innovation with appropriate linkages with academia, industry, investors and civil society for promoting innovations with sound business models and innovations with social relevance.
YIP program is for the students studying above class 8 across Kerala.
In 2021, YIP is being integrated and expanded with ASAP; the challenge will be organised in 3 phases covering 20 sectors. Any group of students or researchers in Kerala can register for this.