3M was established in India in 1987 and has completed more than 29 years of operations. 3M headquarters is based in Bengaluru and it leverages its global innovation expertise to develop homegrown solutions that address unique needs of diverse customers in Indian markets. 3M has invested in Innovation Centers at Bengaluru and Gurgaon to boost local product development and its manufacturing footprint is spread across Bengaluru, Pune and Ahmedabad. From products that improve manufacturing efficiency and impact healthcare delivery to safety solutions that help increase road visibility, everyday kitchen aids and car care products, today, 3M innovation touches millions of Indians – making lives easier and better. 3M is committed to its social responsibilities and one of its vital focus is developing a league of extraordinary young innovators who are capable of solving pressing social issues of today. 3M is convening this Challenge for the fourth year in a series!
CII’s India Innovation Summit: The India Innovation Summit is an annual flagship event being organized by CII in Bangalore. Since its inception in 2005, the India Innovation Summit has brought together over 5000 experts in Innovation from diverse background including major R&D Companies, Government, Academia and Start-ups to discuss and deliberate on 'Innovation'. This Summit has served as a prestigious platform for recognizing outstanding young innovators selected through the Challenge.