Participant Eligibility

  • The Challenge is open to individuals, teams and organization.
  • Age bar of the participating innovators, team members and organization’s founders’ should be between 18 to 32 years as on or before 30th June 2017
  • All participants should be Indians or reside in India as permanent residents.
  • Ideas presented could be at a conceptual stage with proof of concept. Innovations, initiatives or projects at prototype stage which may have been institutionalized could also apply provided the age of the organizations is less than 5 years.
  • Entries cannot be accepted from current 3M employees, interns or trainees nor can entries promote 3M or its products.
  • Applications must be submitted in English.
  • All ideas must be original and shouldn't have won any awards previously.