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E- Cell, IIM Calcutta in association with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) is organising its flagship event – Ideas to Implementation ( commonly known as i2i ) 2017. i2i is one of the biggest and most sought after Business - Plan Competitions in India. In fact, it is much more than just any other B-Plan competition. It is an amazing platform where you get opportunities to turn your ideas into reality. Apart from the cash prize ( which is one of the highest amongst B-Plan competitions in India ), you get a number of amazing opportunities.

  • Total cash prize is INR 4.5 lakhs

First Prize: INR 2 Lakhs

Second Prize : INR 1.5 Lakhs

Third Prize: INR 1 Lakh​

  • Opportunity to present your ideas in front of a panel of entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and professors.

  • Opportunity to get incubated at IIMCIP and assured seed funding if incubated (T&C Apply)

  • Coverage on social media and print media.

  • Coveted certificates from E-Cell, IIM Calcutta and IIM Calcutta Innovation Park signed by Faculty In charge - E-Cell, CEO – IIMCIP and President, E – Cell.



  • Click Here to complete your Registration and Round 1 submission latest by 6th November 2016 (Deadline has been extended to 12th November 2016). Please go through the Round #1 sample form here .

  • Maximum 4 and minimum 2 people can participate in a team.

  • If you have a running startup, do not mention its real name anywhere. You have to choose a pseudo - name instead, failing which your registration will be rejected.

  • In case of any difficulties , send an email to with the subject “i2i_Round 1_query_<team name>”

  • Round 1 results will be communicated via email from latest by 30th November 2016.

ROUND #1 RESULT: Click Here

All shortlisted teams get entry into Round #2.

Submission deadline: 18th December 2016


  • Only the shortlisted teams from Round #1 will be eligible for Round #2.

  • The shortlisted teams will have to present a comprehensive B-Plan in the PPT format. Download the PPT format from here

  • Any deviation from the prescribed format will disqualify your team.

  • Your PPT file name should be in the format “ i2i_Round 2_<team name> “

  • Mail your PPT to with subject “i2i_Round 2_<team name>” latest by 18th December 2016.

  • In case of any difficulties/queries with Round 2, send an email to with the subject “i2i_Round 2_query_<team name>”.

  • Round 2 results will be communicated via email from latest by 10th January 2016. The shortlisted teams will also get a call from IIM Calcutta E-Cell team.

  • The shortlisted teams will get entry into the Semi-Final Round.

ROUND #2 RESULT: Click Here

All shortlisted teams get entry into Semi-Final Round.


  • The shortlisted teams from Round 2 will be eligible to get mentorship by professionals, industry experts or entrepreneurs between 15th January 2017 to 25th January 2017.

  • The teams can mail the modified version of their PPTs after incorporating the suggestions from mentors


  • Both - the teams that wish to send the modified/improved/changed version ( the format of the PPT must not change) and the teams that wish to keep their PPTs same as submitted in Round 2 - must mail the final PPTs ( with the file name “i2i_Semi-Final_<team name>”) latest by 29th January 2017 to with the subject “ i2i_Semi-Final_<team name> “

  • Shortlisted teams will have to reach IIM Calcutta campus on February 3, 2017.

  • The Semi-Final round will take place on February 4, 2017 in IIM Calcutta.

  • Teams will present their business plan to our jury panel of professors, investors, entrepreneurs and industry professionals. Other details will be shared later.

  • Semi-Final results will be announced on 4th February 2017 after all the presentations.


  • Teams shortlisted from the Semi-Final round will move to the Final Round to be held on 5th February 2017 in IIM Calcutta. The details of the Final Round will be shared on 4th February 2016.


  • Each team will be provided travel reimbursement for a maximum of two members. Travel reimbursement provided will be upto Rs. 4000 per member (maximum reimbursement of Rs. 8000 per team). Expenses for additional members will have to be borne by the team itself.

  • To claim travel reimbursement, you will have to mail a scanned copy of your tickets to with subject “i2i_travel_team name”.

  • 3rd February 2017(Check-in) to 6th February 2017(Check-out): Food and 3-star accommodation will be provided to a maximum of two members per team. Expenses for additional members will have to be borne by the team itself.

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