Be a part of Innovation Nation Sri Lanka 2021 in order to contribute towards the economic dynamism by spurring innovation.
It will be a platform for new entrepreneurs to bring new ideas to the table, much needed to stir innovation and generate competition.
It is a platform where creativity meets its marketplace, where young minds get to know their opportunities and unite to learn, innovate, and grow as one.
IEEE Innovation Nation will Integrate students, industry professionals, and academia into a collaborative space that celebrates the opportunities created by tech entrepreneurship.
It will provide comprehensive training focused on design thinking, market analysis, financial projections, business models, soft skill development, company law, technical aspects relevant to the selected project ideas, etc.
The judges of the finale may double as investors, and guide the teams to become noteworthy start-ups and successful entrepreneurs of the future.
IEEE Innovation Nation Sri Lanka strives to provide training, mentoring and financial support to budding entrepreneurs to take their ideas to the next level. Through the competition, we aim to expose the young minds to the global market as full fledged entrepreneurs, and create an opportunity for them to win seed-funding as well.
Come up with a great concept and learn the bread and butter of running a startup!
Pitch your idea to a panel of investors and win seed funding and mentoring to make your idea a reality!
IEEE Innovation Nation Sri Lanka (INSL) 2018 was launched with the goal of providing training, mentoring and financial support to budding entrepreneurs of the island to take their idea to the next level.
The 2nd installment of the IEEE Innovation Nation Sri Lanka commenced in June 2019 with the selection of the final teams followed 8 workshops under 8 topics accordance with IEEE Innovation Nation curriculum.
The 3rd consecutive installment of the IEEE Innovation Nation Sri Lanka commenced in May 2020 and all the IEEE INSL events conducted throughout the year were held online due to the ongoing pandemic the world is facing.
If you are An After A/L student An undergraduate A fresh graduate You are eligible to apply for the competition.
IEEE INSL Provincial Program is an entrepreneur and startup boost and it will be conducted for the filtered 90 teams of the IEEE INSL program. It is planned to be conducted together with ICTA, UNDP, Startup Weekend, Trace, Slasscom EO, etc. This program will be mainly focused on creating a bridge between the Colombo-based Startup support system and the rural university undergraduates. Also, giving them an insight into startups and the opportunities that are available in the ecosystem will be highlighted here. Four separate sessions will be arranged focusing on the Northern province, Eastern Province, Southern Province and Two, Joint Provinces (North-Western/North Central/Central Provinces and Sabaragamuwa Province/ Uva Province).
As to start with the project proceedings, recruitment of Provincial Coordinators/University Representatives will be done with the assistance of the SAC Sri Lanka Section. Here a minimum of one coordinator from each university will be selected (Currently 20 IEEE Student Branches are available). The task of the Provincial coordinator mainly would be branding IEEE INSL among the university undergraduates and establishing INSL as the only Innovation startup program specially focused on the undergraduates in the country.